Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School

508 N E Main
Melvern, KS 66510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School serves 55 students in grades 6-8.
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 55 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School's student population of 55 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1007 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
21%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
85%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School's ranking?
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School is ranked #1007 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School?
55 students attend Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School?
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School offer ?
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School part of?
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Middle School is part of Marais Des Cygnes Valley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 55 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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