Mccandless Elementary School

  • Mccandless Elementary School serves 226 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mccandless Elementary School's student population of 226 students has declined by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mccandless Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#1098 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
19%
20%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
67%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.510.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHutchinson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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