Prairie Star Middle School

14201 Mission Road
Overland Park, KS 66224
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Prairie Star Middle School serves 542 students in grades 6-8.
Prairie Star Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 65% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Prairie Star Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Prairie Star Middle School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Star Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Prairie Star Middle School is 0.39, 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
#78 out of 1265 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
77%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.390.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairie Star Middle School is Blue Valley High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Overland Trail Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie Star Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Overland Park Prairie Star Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
    0.2 miles
    3800 W. 143rd St.
    Overland Park, KS 66224
    (913) 239-7100
    0.2 PK-5 389
  • Leawood Mission Trail Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    1.1 miles
    13200 Mission Road
    Leawood, KS 66209
    (913) 239-6700
    1.1 PK-5 477
  • Overland Park Lakewood Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 609 students
    1.6 miles
    14600 Lamar Ave.
    Overland Park, KS 66223
    (913) 239-6500
    1.6 K-5 609
  • Leawood Overland Trail Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 573 students
    1.7 miles
    6201 W. 133rd St.
    Leawood, KS 66209
    (913) 239-5400
    1.7 6-8 573
  • Leawood Overland Trail Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    1.8 miles
    6225 W. 133rd St.
    Leawood, KS 66209
    (913) 239-7000
    1.8 PK-5 605

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