2400 Prospect
Kansas City, MO 64127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wendell Phillips Elementary School serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Wendell Phillips Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wendell Phillips Elementary School's student population of 277 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Wendell Phillips Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wendell Phillips Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1842 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
7%
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Black
69%
15%
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White
5%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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