Walton Rural Life Center

  • Walton Rural Life Center serves 197 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Walton Rural Life Center's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walton Rural Life Center's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walton Rural Life Center is 0.20, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#548 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walton Rural Life Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
89%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walton Rural Life Center and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walton Rural Life Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.200.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walton Rural Life Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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This is the best education a child can receive at a public school. Two of the last four years it has been in the top 5% of all elementary schools in the state. Project based learning with emphasis in Ag and Technology. Growing quickly, kids on enrollment list through 2016 (yes, babies)
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