5512 Sw 16th St
Topeka, KS 66604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mccarter Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mccarter Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mccarter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mccarter Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Mccarter Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mccarter Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#190 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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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
28%
20%
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Black
9%
7%
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White
47%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mccarter Elementary School's ranking?

Mccarter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% KS state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% KS state average).

How many students attend Mccarter Elementary School?

348 students attend Mccarter Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

47% of Mccarter Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mccarter Elementary School?

Mccarter Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Mccarter Elementary School offer ?

Mccarter Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Mccarter Elementary School part of?

Mccarter Elementary School is part of Topeka Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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