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Broken Arrow Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 430 students

 
 

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Posted January 20, 2009

This is a wonderful school. The principal Mr. Weiler is the best. He really loves the kids and wants to be there for them and the teachers and all of the office staff are very friendly and helpful. The education my son is getting here is the best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2007

Broken Arrow has emerged to be a great school where staff and parents work together. The principal really cares about the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2006

Both my children go to this school. Broken Arrow has an impressive academic record with excellent parent involvement in both academic and extra curriculum. Relationships are fostered between teachers, parents and administration. This is a Great school giving positive learning experiences.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2006

Academic and extra curricular academic is excellent. Music and Art program top notch. PTA strong with a strong Dad involvement in the school. Good teachers and good leadership.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

50 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
79%
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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
96%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

55 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

80 students were tested at this school in 2009.

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 83% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
96%

2009

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
98%
U.S. History and Government

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%
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 Students84%
African American64%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students80%
African American71%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
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 Students91%
African American88%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students92%
African American77%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Students93%
African American81%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged86%
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 American85%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities60%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students87%
African American92%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities70%
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 American80%
Hispanic92%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students91%
African Americann/a
Hispanic83%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students88%
African American60%
Hispanic83%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities50%
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 53% 67%
Black 26% 7%
Hispanic 10% 17%
Two or more races 7% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 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 48%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
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