Thunder Ridge Elementary School

128 S Kansas Street
Kensington, KS 66951
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 42 students in grades Kindergarten-3, Thunder Ridge Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 42 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 20% in KS
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Thunder Ridge Elementary School's student population of 42 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
42 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Thunder Ridge Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,280 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thunder Ridge Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KS)
#160 out of 1280 schools
(Top 20%)
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<50%
29%
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<50%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
n/a
21%
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Black
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6%
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White
95%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
29%
10%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thunder Ridge Elementary School's ranking?
Thunder Ridge Elementary School is ranked #160 out of 1,280 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% KS state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% KS state average).
How many students attend Thunder Ridge Elementary School?
42 students attend Thunder Ridge Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Thunder Ridge Elementary School students are White, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thunder Ridge Elementary School?
Thunder Ridge Elementary School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Thunder Ridge Elementary School offer ?
Thunder Ridge Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Thunder Ridge Elementary School part of?
Thunder Ridge Elementary School is part of Thunder Ridge Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 42 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 20%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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