2200 Glen Ave
Salina, KS 67401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 47% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
444 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School is 0.43, 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
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#368 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
74%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 50%)

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