Topping Elementary School

4433 N Topping Av
Kansas City, MO 64117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 314 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Topping Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Topping Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Topping Elementary School's student population of 314 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Topping Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Topping Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#1657 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
37%
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30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
8%
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Black
31%
15%
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White
35%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Topping Elementary School's ranking?
Topping Elementary School is ranked #1657 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Topping Elementary School?
314 students attend Topping Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Topping Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Topping Elementary School?
Topping Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Topping Elementary School offer ?
Topping Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Topping Elementary School part of?
Topping Elementary School is part of North Kansas City 74 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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