Phillis Wheatley Elementary School

2415 Agnes Ave
Kansas City, MO 64127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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Phillis Wheatley Elementary School serves 420 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 9% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 4% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School's student population of 420 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Rankings

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#2065 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
7%
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Black
60%
16%
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White
6%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City 33 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is Lincoln College Prep. (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kipp Endeavor Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City Kipp Endeavor Academy Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 548 students
    0.7 miles
    2700 E 18th St Ste 155b
    Kansas City, MO 64127
    (816) 241-3994
    0.7 K-8 548
  • Kansas City Lincoln College Prep. Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,043 student
    0.8 miles
    2111 Woodland
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    (816) 418-3000
    0.8 6-12 1,043
  • Kansas City Contract Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12
    0.9 miles
    3708 Linwood
    Kansas City, MO 64128
    (816) 418-2200
    0.9 PK-12 n/a
  • Kansas City Hope Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 113 students
    0.9 miles
    2800 E. Linwood Blvd.
    Kansas City, MO 64128
    (816) 921-1213
    0.9 K-4 113
  • Kansas City Wendell Phillips Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 318 students
    0.9 miles
    2400 Prospect
    Kansas City, MO 64127
    (816) 418-3755
    0.9 PK-6 318

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