Sunflower Elementary School

  • Sunflower Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 35%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sunflower Elementary School's student population of 478 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunflower Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunflower Elementary School is 0.56, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#287 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
64%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunflower Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.560.54
This chart display the diversity score of Sunflower Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunflower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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