Pleasant Lea Elementary School

700 W Persel
Lees Summit, MO 64081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Pleasant Lea Elementary School serves 562 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Pleasant Lea Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is equal to the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Pleasant Lea Elementary School's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Pleasant Lea Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Lea Elementary School is 0.46, which is less 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
#759 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
72%
71%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee's Summit R-VII School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Pleasant Lea Elementary School is Miller Park Center (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pleasant Lea Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lees Summit Pleasant Lea Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 885 students
    0.1 miles
    630 W Persel
    Lees Summit, MO 64081
    (816) 986-1175
    0.1 7-8 885
  • Lees Summit Miller Park Center Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12
    1.0 miles
    600 Se Miller Street
    Lees Summit, MO 64063
    (816) 986-1540
    1 K-12 n/a
  • Lees Summit Lee's Summit Senior High School Math: 55% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,774 student
    1.2 miles
    400 Se Blue Pkwy
    Lees Summit, MO 64063
    (816) 986-2000
    1.2 9-12 1,774
  • Lees Summit Westview Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 396 students
    1.2 miles
    200 N Ward Rd
    Lees Summit, MO 64063
    (816) 986-1350
    1.2 K-6 396
  • Lees Summit Lee's Summit Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 262 students
    1.3 miles
    110 Se Green St
    Lees Summit, MO 64063
    (816) 986-3340
    1.3 K-6 262

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