605 West B
Plains, KS 67869
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Plains Elementary School serves 185 students in grades 3-5.
Plains Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Plains Elementary School's student population of 185 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
185 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Plains 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 Plains Elementary School is 0.42, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#689 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
70%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
30%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Top 50%)

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