Pleasant Hill Elementary School (Closed 2018)

5830 N W Topeka Ave
Topeka, KS 66617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pleasant Hill Elementary School served 286 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was higher than the Kansas state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was higher than the Kansas state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
55-59%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
50-54%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
1%
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Asian
(15-16)
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
(15-16)
6%
19%
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Black
(15-16)
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
(15-16)
90%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Diversity Score
n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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