Mccandless Elementary School
Mccandless Elementary School serves 226 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mccandless Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
Mccandless Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Mccandless Elementary School's student population of 226 students has declined by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mccandless Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mccandless Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1053 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education
Good for preschool, going back for 1st grade and hoping for the best. Not happy they are doing uniforms this year.
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