Sterling Grade School

  • Sterling Grade School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Sterling Grade School's student population of 281 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sterling Grade School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sterling Grade School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#98 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
93%
65%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sterling Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.130.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSterling School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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