Sunflower Elementary School

310 W. Pine
Liberal, KS 67905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunflower Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunflower Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Sunflower Elementary School's student population of 671 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunflower Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Sunflower Elementary School is 0.27, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#1154 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
85%
20%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
10%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.270.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberal School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunflower Elementary School is Liberal Senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seymour Rogers Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie View Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Liberal Prairie View Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 515 students
    0.7 miles
    615 Warren Avenue
    Liberal, KS 67901
    (620) 604-1800
    0.7 K-5 515
  • Liberal Seymour Rogers Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 510 students
    0.9 miles
    721 Griffith
    Liberal, KS 67901
    (620) 604-1300
    0.9 6-8 510
  • Liberal Liberal Senior High School Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,319 student
    1.5 miles
    1611 W 2nd
    Liberal, KS 67905
    (620) 604-1200
    1.5 9-12 1,319
  • Liberal Cottonwood Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 519 students
    1.9 miles
    1100 W. 11th
    Liberal, KS 67905
    (620) 604-2700
    1.9 K-5 519
  • Liberal Meadowlark Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    1.9 miles
    1200 N Calvert
    Liberal, KS 67901
    (620) 604-2100
    1.9 K-5 391

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