Turner-Kansas City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,115 students in Turner-Kansas City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Turner-Kansas City School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Turner-Kansas City School District are Oak Grove Elementary School, Junction Elementary School and Midland Trail. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Turner-Kansas City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Turner-Kansas City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Turner-Kansas City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
4,115 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
257 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Turner-Kansas City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#275 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Turner-Kansas City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Turner-Kansas City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Turner-Kansas City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Turner-Kansas City  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.54
# American Indian Students
24 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
104 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,797 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
44%
20%
# Black Students
458 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
11%
7%
# White Students
1,542 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
37%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
183 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
201
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
283
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
296
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
309
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
301
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
328
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
314
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
326
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
326
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
322
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
357
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
296
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
237
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
219
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,381 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,417 is less than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$55 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Turner-Kansas City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$47 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Turner-Kansas City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,381
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Turner-Kansas City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,417
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Turner-Kansas City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Turner-Kansas City School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5340 Oak Grove Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #22.
Junction Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2570 South 42nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #33.
Midland Trail
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 South 51st Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #44.
Turner Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #55.
Turner Sixth Grade Academy
Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
6425 Riverview
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3800
Grades: 6
| 326 students
Rank: #66.
Turner High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2211 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,109 students
Rank: #77.
Turner Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1312 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-4000
Grades: 7-8
| 648 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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