Ness City Elementary School

  • Ness City Elementary School serves 160 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Ness City Elementary School's student population of 160 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students160 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ness City Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ness City Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ness City Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#877 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ness City Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ness City Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.460.31
This chart display the diversity score of Ness City Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ness City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNess City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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