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Chelsea Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 603 students

 

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Posted January 28, 2009

All 5 of my children have attended this school. In the beginning i had a horrible time w/the nurse on staff there. However e/time i had to address an issue w/the principal there, it was corrected immediately! the school nurse at the time has been replaced. The iep program at this school is supurb. My daughter is now able to read & do math work. Thanks to the teachers & staff.
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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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
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 88% in 2012.

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
46%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
59%

2009

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

85 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
62%

2009

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

88 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
26%
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 Students45%
African American36%
Hispanic55%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities13%
Proficient in English51%

Reading

All Students41%
African American36%
Hispanic46%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities7%
Proficient in English41%
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 Students81%
African American78%
Hispanic84%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities67%
Proficient in English79%

Reading

All Students77%
African American83%
Hispanic75%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities83%
Proficient in English68%

Science

All Students5%
African American7%
Hispanic3%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disabilities22%
Proficient in English3%
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 Students54%
African American53%
Hispanic56%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities27%
Proficient in English55%

Reading

All Students48%
African American51%
Hispanic44%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities43%
Proficient in English45%
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
Black 46% 7%
Hispanic 41% 16%
Asian 6% 2%
White 5% 68%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
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 97%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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