West Indianola Elementary School
West Indianola Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
West Indianola Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 47% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 457 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 19%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in KS
- Math Proficiency: 42% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 47% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
West Indianola Elementary School's student population of 457 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
West Indianola 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 Indianola Elementary School is 0.33, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#323 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
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