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Maize South Elementary School

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Posted April 12, 2005

My daughter attended Maize Elementary school and had a wonderful experience! She was in a looping classrom for 2nd and 3rd grade and had an exceptional experience with that particularly. I always felt they went above and beyond what is expected and came up with many interesting ways to challenge the children. Her teachers were available when needed and the office staff was easy to work with also. Having spent part of one school year in a different state in a supposedly highly ranked school district, I really came to appreciate all the great things that the Maize school district has to offer. I liked how well Maize Elementary knew my daughter and how I felt welcome there.
—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.

166 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

167 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
96%

2009

 
 
93%
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.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
94%

2009

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
99%
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.

193 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%

2009

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

193 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

196 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
71%
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
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities100%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students96%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities96%
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 Students97%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities96%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students97%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities96%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged97%
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

Math

All Students99%
African Americann/a
Hispanic96%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities100%
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Hispanic91%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities95%
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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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
White 79% 67%
Hispanic 9% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Black 2% 7%
Two or more races 2% 4%
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 21%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3404 North Maize Rd
Wichita, KS 67205
Phone: (316) 462-8500

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