Turner High School

2211 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Turner High School serves 1,153 students in grades 9-12.
Turner High 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,153 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Turner High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Turner High School's student population of 1,153 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Turner High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Turner High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1242 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
21%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
32%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
72%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Turner High School's ranking?
Turner High School is ranked #1242 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?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Turner High School?
The graduation rate of Turner High School is 72%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Turner High School?
1,153 students attend Turner High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Turner High School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Turner High School?
Turner High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Turner High School offer ?
Turner High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Turner High School part of?
Turner High School is part of Turner-Kansas City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,153 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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