501 E English
Derby, KS 67037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Swaney Elementary School serves 439 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Swaney 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Swaney Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Swaney Elementary School's student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
439 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Swaney Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Swaney Elementary School is 0.41, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#395 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
76%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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