1125 Ne Colbern Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Underwood Elementary School serves 461 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Underwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Underwood Elementary School's student population of 461 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Underwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Underwood Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#240 out of 2091 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
77%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Top 30%)

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