1601 S Edwards
Wichita, KS 67213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Payne Elementary School serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Payne Elementary 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 278 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Payne Elementary School's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Payne Elementary 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 Payne Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1242 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
6-9%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
14%
7%
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White
44%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Payne Elementary School?

278 students attend Payne Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Payne Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Payne Elementary School?

Payne Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Payne Elementary School offer ?

Payne Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Payne Elementary School part of?

Payne Elementary School is part of Wichita School District.

School Reviews

1   1/13/2017
By far one of the worst public schools. Teachers do not care about the students. If your not "clicked in" to this school you nor your child will be accepted. Defiantly would not recommend this school to anyone , EVER.!
- Posted by Parent - Not Impressed

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 278 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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