Meadowlark Elementary School

1602 East 20th
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Meadowlark Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Meadowlark Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Meadowlark Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Meadowlark Elementary School's student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Meadowlark 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 Meadowlark Elementary School is 0.55, which is more 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
#691 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
25%
20%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
62%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.550.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburg School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meadowlark Elementary School is Pittsburg High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pittsburg Middle School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburg Pittsburg High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 930 students
    1.0 miles
    1978 East 4th
    Pittsburg, KS 66762
    (620) 235-3200
    1 9-12 930
  • Pittsburg Pittsburg Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 655 students
    1.5 miles
    1310 N. Broadway
    Pittsburg, KS 66762
    (620) 235-3240
    1.5 6-8 655
  • Pittsburg Westside Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
    1.9 miles
    430 West 5th
    Pittsburg, KS 66762
    (620) 235-3170
    1.9 PK-5 434
  • Frontenac Frank Layden Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    2.0 miles
    200 E Lanyon
    Frontenac, KS 66763
    (620) 231-7790
    2 PK-5 489
  • Frontenac Frontenac Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 230 students
    2.0 miles
    208 S. Cayuga
    Frontenac, KS 66763
    (620) 232-6370
    2 6-8 230

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