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Lakin Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 264 students

 

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Posted October 10, 2008

Our gifted children are not challenged they are taught right along side with the rest of the class including special ed. My daughter is very smart, and there are so many other kids in her class that are very smart too, but they are completley bored. I want my child to continue to love learning and I don't want my child to give up because the school has given up.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

I think that LGS is a great school. They are helping both of my younger boys that are speech delayed very well, I can understand them much better. They pushed my daughter to do her best and helped my son with his work when his depression got bad. The teachers are great and are there to help any way possible. There is a good music program at the school and there are not really any extracurricular activities for the younger kids. I think that the level of parent involvement is high, it just depends on the parents if they want to be involved or not. I like to know what is going on and check up on all of my kids, the teachers are very understanding and helpful when you have questions as is the principal. I also attended LGS and it is much different and still the same.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
91%

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 88% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
100%
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 Students95%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English100%

Reading

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English100%
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 Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English100%

Reading

All Students100%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English100%

Science

All Students100%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English100%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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
White 62% 68%
Hispanic 33% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Asian 2% 2%
Black 1% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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407 North Main
Lakin, KS 67860
Phone: (620) 355-6191

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