Trail Ridge Middle School

495 E. Grand Street
Gardner, KS 66030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 697 students in grades 5-8, Trail Ridge Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Bottom 50% in KS
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Trail Ridge Middle School's student population of 697 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Trail Ridge Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Trail Ridge Middle School is 0.34, 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)
#765 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
28%
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29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Trail Ridge Middle 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
21%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
81%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
10%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Trail Ridge Middle School's ranking?
Trail Ridge Middle School is ranked #765 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Trail Ridge Middle School?
697 students attend Trail Ridge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Trail Ridge Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Trail Ridge Middle School?
Trail Ridge Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Trail Ridge Middle School offer ?
Trail Ridge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Trail Ridge Middle School part of?
Trail Ridge Middle School is part of Gardner Edgerton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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