Lowther South Intermediate School 5th (Closed 2012)

215 West Sixth
Emporia, KS 66801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lowther South Intermediate School 5th served 324 students in grades 5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 73% (which was lower than the Kansas state average of 84%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 78% (which was lower than the Kansas state average of 87%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
73%
84%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
78%
87%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowther South Intermediate School 5th and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
44%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowther South Intermediate School 5th. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.610.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEmporia School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowther South Intermediate School 5th is Emporia High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is W A White Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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