Victor Ornelas Elementary School

  • Victor Ornelas Elementary School serves 391 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Victor Ornelas Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Victor Ornelas Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Victor Ornelas Elementary School's student population of 391 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Victor Ornelas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Victor Ornelas Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#846 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
84%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
8%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.290.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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