2719 Main
Parsons, KS 67357
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Parsons Middle School serves 263 students in grades 6-8.
Parsons Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Parsons Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Parsons Middle School's student population of 263 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Parsons Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Parsons Middle School is 0.57, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#806 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
12%
7%
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White
63%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 20%)

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