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Mckinley Elementary School

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Posted July 25, 2007

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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 87% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
73%
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 88% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
3%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
82%
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 87% in 2012.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

31 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
42%
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 Students43%
African Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities10%
Proficient in English33%

Reading

All Students26%
African Americann/a
Hispanic31%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities0%
Proficient in English21%
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 Students71%
African Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English80%

Reading

All Students63%
African Americann/a
Hispanic64%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English60%

Science

All Students3%
African Americann/a
Hispanic0%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English4%
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 Students59%
African Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English71%

Reading

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English64%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 77% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 3%
White 8% 67%
Black 6% 7%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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611 North 14th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
Phone: (913) 627-7350

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