Valley Park Elementary School

12301 Lamar Ave.
Leawood, KS 66209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Valley Park Elementary School serves 635 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Valley Park Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valley Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Valley Park Elementary School's student population of 635 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
635 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Valley Park Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#103 out of 1264 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
21%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
62%
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
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Park Elementary School's ranking?
Valley Park Elementary School is ranked #103 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Valley Park Elementary School often compared to?
Valley Park Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Overland Trail Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Valley Park Elementary School?
635 students attend Valley Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Valley Park Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Park Elementary School?
Valley Park Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Valley Park Elementary School offer ?
Valley Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Valley Park Elementary School part of?
Valley Park Elementary School is part of Blue Valley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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