Plymell Elementary School

20 W Plymell Rd
Garden City, KS 67846
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Plymell Elementary School serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Plymell Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas 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 35-39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Plymell Elementary School's student population of 147 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Plymell Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Plymell Elementary School is 0.41, 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 Testing Rank
#447 out of 1265 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
74%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plymell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.410.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plymell 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Plymell Elementary School is Garden City Alternate Education Center (11.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles O Stones Intermediate Center (11.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alta Brown Elementary School (10.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden City Alta Brown Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 340 students
    10.9 miles
    1110 East Pine
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7200
    10.9 K-4 340
  • Garden City Charles O Stones Intermediate Center Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 477 students
    11.0 miles
    401 N Jennie Barker Rd
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8300
    11 5-8 477
  • Garden City Victor Ornelas Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 391 students
    11.1 miles
    3401 E Spruce
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7900
    11.1 K-4 391
  • Garden City Abe Hubert Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 382 students
    11.2 miles
    1205 A Street
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8400
    11.2 K-6 382
  • Garden City Buffalo Jones Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 292 students
    11.2 miles
    708 Taylor Ave
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7300
    11.2 K-4 292

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