Wells Alternative Middle School

  • Wells Alternative Middle School serves 38 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Wells Alternative Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Wells Alternative Middle School's student population of 38 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students38 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Alternative Middle 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Alternative Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank#1230 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:114:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
20%
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Black
15%
7%
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White
48%
64%
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Two or more races
19%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWichita School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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