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Shaner Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 204 students

 

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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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
56%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
74%
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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

26 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
48%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

23 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
26%
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 Students61%
African Americann/a
Hispanic47%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English42%

Reading

All Students52%
African Americann/a
Hispanic36%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English18%
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 Students66%
African Americann/a
Hispanic41%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English29%

Reading

All Students58%
African Americann/a
Hispanic35%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English21%

Science

All Students74%
African Americann/a
Hispanic59%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English50%
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 Students62%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students54%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged52%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 46% 17%
White 39% 67%
Black 8% 7%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 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 87%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1600 SW 34th St
Topeka, KS 66611
Phone: (785) 438-4620

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