Wm A White Elementary School

  • Wm A White Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wm A White Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Wm A White Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Wm A White Elementary School's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wm A White Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wm A White Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#743 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
20%
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Black
32%
7%
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White
11%
64%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.710.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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the academic programs are not really good the activities are below average the teachers are really bad to the students as is the principal,parents involvement is poor because they dont care what the parents got to say. the facilities are way below average.
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The quality of academic programs and extracurricular activities in this school has declined in the past two years. The best teachers have been forced to resign and are not permitted to visit. The facilities are way below average, as is the level of parent involvement.
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