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Trailwood Elementary School

Public | PK-6

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted September 8, 2014

Our new principal is dynamic, teaching staff is generally youthful and very excited about the opportunities they can provide for our kids. I have 2 children there with vastly different learning needs and have been very satisfied with the attention to differentiated learning styles. This school is more than a place for academic learning, it is a community that cares for its members and teaches our children that they are part of something larger than themselves. We love Trailwood!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 13, 2012

This school is strictly a by product of a good neighborhood. The principal is a nice man, but way too laid back and passive. We have brought things to his attention over the last 6+ years in terms of incidents in the classroom or on the playground and he has never taken them seriously. If your child is one where school comes to them easily, it is a fine school. Our youngest has done fine and she had more teachers who were in for the long haul. Our oldest is one who has to work harder for grades and it hasn't been a good experience at all. She had a great 1st grade teacher who retired. The rest were getting ready to leave due to a baby being born or retirement and they had serious short timer attitudes. The reading specialis is great. Overall, we have two different kids with two different experiences. One has been great in spite of Trailwood and one has been absolutely dreadful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2011

I can not say enough wonderful things about this school! The Principal is very involved, the P.T.A. rocks and the parents are so friendly. My son is in Kindergarten and has the best teacher, Mrs. Graverson. She has taught our son how to have positive attitiude about school and has really layed a solid foundation for the rest of his learning years. We feel so blessed to be able to go to Trailwood!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2009

We moved to Trailwood when our son was in 2nd grade. We felt so welcomed by everyone! We've been there for two years now and really feel that it's a wonderful school with a lot of parent involvement and many extracuricular activities. The teachers he's had have been especially attentive. We can't wait for our little girls to start at Trailwood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2008

Love Trailwood...alot of parent involvement and the principal is fantastic. Don't have any complaints at all...the teaching staff is top notch...my son loves going to school everyday!
—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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
83%
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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
96%

2009

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
97%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

33 students were tested at this school in 2009.

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 83% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
94%

2009

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
98%
U.S. History and Government

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%
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 Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students93%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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 Students96%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students100%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students94%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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 Students93%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities70%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities90%
Proficient in Englishn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities100%
Proficient in Englishn/a
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
White 84% 67%
Hispanic 7% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 3% 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 13%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Shawnee Mission, KS 66207
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