Morse Elementary School

15201 Monrovia St.
Overland Park, KS 66221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Morse Elementary School serves 384 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Morse Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 75% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Morse Elementary School's student population of 384 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Morse Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Morse Elementary School is 0.44, 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
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
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
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morse Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Top 50%)

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