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Washington Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 483 students

 

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Posted February 5, 2014

Our school works very hard to help all students be successful. We use the PBIS system (positive behavior intervention supports) to help children get what they need during their school day. WE have many opportunities for students to earn compliments, earn Championship (used to purchase fun stuff), along with allowing kids to take breaks as needed. Just recently we received a grant to help us develop a sensory room for children who need a place to go to re-center. The room has already shown great things as kids are able to calm down before they blow. We are very excited for the end product.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 11, 2013

teachers and parents are very involved. I have visited the site council and am comfortable that the families will be well taken care of.
—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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

82 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
65%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
93%

2009

 
 
87%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

55 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
66%
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 Students90%
African Americann/a
Hispanic84%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities75%
Proficient in English83%

Reading

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Hispanic80%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities75%
Proficient in English81%
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 Students86%
African Americann/a
Hispanic88%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities62%
Proficient in English89%

Reading

All Students82%
African Americann/a
Hispanic70%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities62%
Proficient in English67%

Science

All Students80%
African Americann/a
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities54%
Proficient in English63%
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
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities58%
Proficient in English100%

Reading

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Hispanic96%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities42%
Proficient in English90%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 50% 17%
White 31% 67%
Black 11% 7%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
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 82%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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