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Arkansas City Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 617 students

 
 

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4 stars


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

The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

185 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

186 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
88%
U.S. History and Government

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

183 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2012.

208 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

207 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

207 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
84%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2012.

209 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

209 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
92%
U.S. History and Government

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

208 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2009.

205 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
77%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students89%
African Americann/a
Hispanic92%
Multi-ethnic94%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities79%
Proficient in English90%

Reading

All Students96%
African Americann/a
Hispanic95%
Multi-ethnic94%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities95%
Proficient in English93%

U.S. History and Government

All Students63%
African Americann/a
Hispanic53%
Multi-ethnic69%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities58%
Proficient in English55%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

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.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students92%
African Americann/a
Hispanic82%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indian100%
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities90%
Proficient in English81%

Reading

All Students95%
African Americann/a
Hispanic95%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indian100%
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities92%
Proficient in English93%

Science

All Students89%
African Americann/a
Hispanic84%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indian93%
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities87%
Proficient in English80%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

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.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Hispanic79%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indian89%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities63%
Proficient in English74%

Reading

All Students92%
African Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indian97%
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities83%
Proficient in English78%

U.S. History and Government

All Students67%
African Americann/a
Hispanic57%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indian61%
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities48%
Proficient in English52%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

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.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 60% 68%
Hispanic 22% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 11% 1%
Black 4% 7%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Asian 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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400 East Kansas Ave
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Phone: (620) 441-2030

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