800 Meadow
Valley Center, KS 67147
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Wheatland Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Wheatland Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 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).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Wheatland Elementary School's student population of 327 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheatland Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Wheatland 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
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#63 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
55-59%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45-49%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
81%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wheatland Elementary School's ranking?

Wheatland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

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

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Wheatland Elementary School?

327 students attend Wheatland Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

81% of Wheatland Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wheatland Elementary School?

Wheatland Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Wheatland Elementary School offer ?

Wheatland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3

What school district is Wheatland Elementary School part of?

Wheatland Elementary School is part of Valley Center Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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