Parsons Middle School

  • Parsons Middle School serves 263 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

  • Parsons Middle School's student population of 263 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parsons Middle 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#707 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parsons Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.570.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParsons School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Parsons Parsons Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
    0.5 miles
    3030 Morton
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620) 421-3660
    0.5 9-12 346
  • Parsons St. Hosp. Training Center Parsons
    Grades: 1-12 | 22 students
    0.5 miles
    2601 Gabriel
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620) 421-6550
    0.5 1-12 22
  • Parsons Guthridge School
    Grades: 4-5 | 196 students
    0.7 miles
    1020 South 31st Street
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620) 421-6800
    0.7 4-5 196
  • Parsons Lincoln School
    Grades: PK-1 | 293 students
    0.9 miles
    1800 Dirr St
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620) 421-3510
    0.9 PK-1 293
  • Parsons Garfield School
    Grades: 2-3 | 195 students
    1.2 miles
    300 South 14th Street
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620) 421-3530
    1.2 2-3 195

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