Peterson Elementary School

9710 W Central
Wichita, KS 67212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Peterson Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Peterson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 347 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Peterson Elementary School's student population of 347 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Peterson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Peterson Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#569 out of 1264 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
21%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
61%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Peterson Elementary School's ranking?
Peterson Elementary School is ranked #569 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Peterson Elementary School often compared to?
Peterson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mccollom Elementary School, Amelia Earhart Elementary School, Mclean Science/tech Magnet Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Peterson Elementary School?
347 students attend Peterson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Peterson Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Peterson Elementary School?
Peterson Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Peterson Elementary School offer ?
Peterson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Peterson Elementary School part of?
Peterson Elementary School is part of Wichita School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 347 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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