West Elementary School

501 N Sheridan
Valley Center, KS 67147
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
West Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
West Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 West Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#350 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
79%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Top 50%)

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