Washington Elementary School

128 N Park
Mcpherson, KS 67460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 289 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Washington Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 30% in KS
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 289 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
289 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Washington Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,280 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KS)
#268 out of 1280 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Washington Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
31%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Washington Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
78%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Kansas.
0.37
This chart displays the diversity score of Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Elementary School's ranking?
Washington Elementary School is ranked #268 out of 1,280 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Washington Elementary School often compared to?
Washington Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Eisenhower Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% KS state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% KS state average).
How many students attend Washington Elementary School?
289 students attend Washington Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Washington Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School?
Washington Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Washington Elementary School offer ?
Washington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Washington Elementary School part of?
Washington Elementary School is part of Mcpherson School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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