Piper Prairie Elementary School

3131 N. 122nd
Kansas City, KS 66109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 650 students in grades Prekindergarten-2, Piper Prairie Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 80-84%
  • : 60-64%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Piper Prairie Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Piper Prairie Elementary School's student population of 650 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Piper Prairie Elementary School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (KS)
(18-19)
80-84%
33%
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(18-19)
60-64%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
21%
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Black
12%
6%
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White
58%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Piper Prairie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piper Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 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?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% KS state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% KS state average).
How many students attend Piper Prairie Elementary School?
650 students attend Piper Prairie Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Piper Prairie Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 7% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Piper Prairie Elementary School?
Piper Prairie Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Piper Prairie Elementary School offer ?
Piper Prairie Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Piper Prairie Elementary School part of?
Piper Prairie Elementary School is part of Piper-Kansas City School District.
In what neighborhood is Piper Prairie Elementary School located?
Piper Prairie Elementary School is located in the Prairie And Piper KC KS neighborhood of Kansas City, KS. There are 2 other public schools located in Prairie And Piper KC KS.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 80-84%
  • : 60-64%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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