1221 E Galena Suite 373
Wichita, KS 67216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wells Alternative Middle School serves 46 students in grades 6-8.
Wells Alternative Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 46 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wells Alternative Middle School's student population of 46 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
46 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Wells Alternative Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wells Alternative Middle School is 0.68, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1237 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
13:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
20%
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Black
31%
7%
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White
46%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Wells Alternative Middle School?

46 students attend Wells Alternative Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

46% of Wells Alternative Middle School students are White, 31% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wells Alternative Middle School?

Wells Alternative Middle School has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Wells Alternative Middle School offer ?

Wells Alternative Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Wells Alternative Middle School part of?

Wells Alternative Middle School is part of Wichita School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 46 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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