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Kansas City School District

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2010 North 59th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
Wyandotte County
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PH: (913) 551-3200

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 20,499 students
  • 47 schools

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 KSA Results

Scale: % or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 52% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

Math
 58% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 52% (2006)
The state average for Math was 87% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 64% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 51% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

Science
 2% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 59% (2008)
The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

Math
 69% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 52% (2006)
The state average for Math was 88% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 60% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 51% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

Writing
 49% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

Math
 66% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 57% (2006)
The state average for Math was 87% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 57% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 48% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

History-Government
 47% (2008)
The state average for History-Government was 84% in 2008.

Math
 59% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 42% (2006)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

U.S. History and Government
 1% (2012)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 65% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 58% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

Science
 1% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 43% (2008)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 56% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 47% (2006)
The state average for Math was 81% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 30% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 54% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

Writing
 45% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2009.

History-Government
 36% (2008)
The state average for History-Government was 81% in 2008.

Math
 25% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 46% (2006)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2012.

U.S. History and Government
 1% (2012)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 78% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 18% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 51% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

Science
 8% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 52% (2008)
The state average for Science was 85% in 2012.

Writing
 50% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2009.

History-Government
 51% (2008)
The state average for History-Government was 82% in 2008.

Math
 14% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 53% (2008)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 12

Reading
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Reading was n/a in 2012.

Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Science was n/a in 2012.

Math
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Math was n/a in 2012.

U.S. History and Government
 52% (2012)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2012.

Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Kansas: An Overview

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 KSA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students52%
African American52%
Hispanic52%
Multi-ethnic52%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander33%
White57%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities28%
Proficient in English46%

MathThis District
All Students58%
African American53%
Hispanic61%
Multi-ethnic49%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander41%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities33%
Proficient in English57%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
African American64%
Hispanic64%
Multi-ethnic75%
American Indian60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander51%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities49%
Proficient in English58%

ScienceThis District
All Students2%
African American2%
Hispanic1%
Multi-ethnic0%
American Indian0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander1%
White0%
Economically disadvantaged1%
Students with disabilities10%
Proficient in English1%

MathThis District
All Students69%
African American67%
Hispanic70%
Multi-ethnic70%
American Indian70%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander66%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities52%
Proficient in English67%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
African American56%
Hispanic63%
Multi-ethnic64%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander56%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities41%
Proficient in English58%

MathThis District
All Students66%
African American59%
Hispanic71%
Multi-ethnic76%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander65%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities39%
Proficient in English67%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
African American55%
Hispanic59%
Multi-ethnic53%
American Indian50%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander43%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities42%
Proficient in English56%

MathThis District
All Students59%
African American57%
Hispanic62%
Multi-ethnic63%
American Indian30%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander54%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities43%
Proficient in English59%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students1%
African American1%
Hispanic1%
Multi-ethnic0%
American Indian0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander0%
White2%
Economically disadvantaged1%
Students with disabilities4%
Proficient in English0%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
African American66%
Hispanic66%
Multi-ethnic55%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander43%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities56%
Proficient in English60%

ScienceThis District
All Students1%
African American2%
Hispanic1%
Multi-ethnic0%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander0%
White2%
Economically disadvantaged1%
Students with disabilities7%
Proficient in English0%

MathThis District
All Students56%
African American48%
Hispanic64%
Multi-ethnic59%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander63%
White54%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities35%
Proficient in English61%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students30%
African American27%
Hispanic30%
Multi-ethnic46%
American Indian30%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander35%
White35%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities9%
Proficient in English20%

MathThis District
All Students25%
African American23%
Hispanic25%
Multi-ethnic31%
American Indian20%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander35%
White29%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities9%
Proficient in English15%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students1%
African American1%
Hispanic1%
Multi-ethnic0%
American Indian0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander2%
White1%
Economically disadvantaged1%
Students with disabilities4%
Proficient in English0%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students18%
African American19%
Hispanic13%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander9%
White31%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities27%
Proficient in English3%

ScienceThis District
All Students8%
African American8%
Hispanic5%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander2%
White16%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disabilities20%
Proficient in English1%

MathThis District
All Students14%
African American14%
Hispanic11%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander11%
White26%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilities22%
Proficient in English2%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

Grade 12
ReadingThis District
Subgroup results not available

ScienceThis District
Subgroup results not available

MathThis District
Subgroup results not available

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students52%
African American45%
Hispanic57%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Pacific Islander56%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities38%
Proficient in English28%
Source: KSDE, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Kansas: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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