Rising Star Elementary School

  • Rising Star Elementary School serves 571 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is equal to the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rising Star 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Rising Star Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Rising Star Elementary School's student population of 571 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rising Star 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rising Star Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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#514 out of 1265 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
20%
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Black
21%
7%
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White
48%
64%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rising Star Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.680.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee Mission Pub School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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