6001 W 52nd St
Mission, KS 66202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Rushton Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Rushton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rushton Elementary School's student population of 293 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Rushton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rushton Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#374 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
50-54%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
20%
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Black
8%
7%
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White
55%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rushton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rushton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Rushton Elementary School often compared to?

Rushton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Prairie Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Rushton Elementary School?

293 students attend Rushton Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

55% of Rushton Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rushton Elementary School?

Rushton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Rushton Elementary School offer ?

Rushton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Rushton Elementary School part of?

Rushton Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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