Wheatland Elementary School

800 Meadow
Valley Center, KS 67147
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 350 students in grades Kindergarten-3, Wheatland Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 20% in KS
  • : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • 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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School Overview

Wheatland Elementary School's student population of 350 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheatland Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wheatland Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
#157 out of 1264 schools
(Top 20%)
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55-59%
28%
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45-49%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
21%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
85%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #157 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas.
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?
350 students attend Wheatland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Wheatland Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wheatland Elementary School?
Wheatland Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to 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 Pub Sch School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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