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Sunflower Intermediate School

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Posted December 3, 2009

I think this is a great school my child has done a great progress since he has been here
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2007

This school is totally sad. My child cannot learn to her potential.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2004

You are a great school you have the best students ever.Most of the people at our school are very responsible and some very mature.This year sunflower has the best principal and the assistant principal Mrs. cano talkes two languages.
—Submitted by a student


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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 88% in 2012.

160 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

160 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

159 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
68%
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.

169 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

170 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

147 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
45%
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 83% in 2012.

160 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

159 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
54%
U.S. History and Government

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%
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 Students79%
African Americann/a
Hispanic79%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities69%
Proficient in English76%

Reading

All Students82%
African Americann/a
Hispanic83%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities69%
Proficient in English78%

Science

All Students72%
African Americann/a
Hispanic70%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities54%
Proficient in English69%
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
Hispanic73%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities53%
Proficient in English71%

Reading

All Students66%
African Americann/a
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities68%
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

Math

All Students69%
African Americann/a
Hispanic66%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English64%

Reading

All Students81%
African Americann/a
Hispanic83%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English80%

U.S. History and Government

All Students60%
African Americann/a
Hispanic61%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English59%
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
Hispanic 83% 17%
White 11% 67%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Black 2% 7%
Two or more races 2% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
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 91%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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310 West Pine
Liberal, KS 67901
Phone: (620) 604-2800

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