Plum Creek Elementary School

  • Plum Creek Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Plum Creek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Plum Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Plum Creek Elementary School's student population of 467 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plum Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plum Creek Elementary School is 0.27, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#236 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
85%
64%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plum Creek Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.270.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuhler School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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