Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School

6720 Caenen
Shawnee, KS 66216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School's student population of 446 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#402 out of 1264 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
21%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
69%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School's ranking?
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School is ranked #402 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School?
446 students attend Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School?
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School offer ?
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School part of?
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Pub Sch School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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