Turner Sixth Grade Academy

6425 Riverview
Kansas City, KS 66106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Turner Sixth Grade Academy serves 300 students in grades 6.
Turner Sixth Grade Academy 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 13% (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 23% (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 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Turner Sixth Grade Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Turner Sixth Grade Academy's student population of 300 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Turner Sixth Grade Academy 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 Sixth Grade Academy is 0.67, 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
#1058 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
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
46%
21%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
33%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
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 Sixth Grade Academy's ranking?
Turner Sixth Grade Academy is ranked #1058 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?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Turner Sixth Grade Academy?
300 students attend Turner Sixth Grade Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Turner Sixth Grade Academy students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Turner Sixth Grade Academy?
Turner Sixth Grade Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Turner Sixth Grade Academy offer ?
Turner Sixth Grade Academy offers enrollment in grades 6
What school district is Turner Sixth Grade Academy part of?
Turner Sixth Grade Academy is part of Turner-Kansas City School District.

School Reviews

5   9/17/2020
My son loved this school. The teachers really cared about the students. He never had any trouble with other students or staff.
- Posted by Parent - Mom
1   3/27/2020
I heard that this school has bullying issues from past student's parents. I am sad to say it's true this year for my child. It doesn't seem that the staff really takes it seriously or has truly tried to assist in stopping it. Always an excuse for why it's not technically bullying. If a child comes home upset and hurting then it's an issue.
- Posted by Parent - Victim's mom

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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