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Eastgate Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 711 students

 

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Posted June 10, 2014

This school sucks i hate it worstest teacher and principal. Like for real nothing exciting happen and it's really boring


Posted December 16, 2013

....This school also stops bullying as soon as they are aware of it! NKC school district has written procedures/course of action to deal with any bullying so you'll know if the ball is dropped and by whom! But to my experience, it doesn't need to be dealt with outside of the school staff! They are very serious about stopping the bullying!! The principal is A+, teachers are A, office staff is an A, student diversity is A!!! I'll be sad if/when we move out of the district!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

This is the best school that I have ever taught in. We put kids first!!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 5, 2009

We have a wide diversity of students who pull together, work hard, and are generally great kids.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 5, 2009

We have some of the best students and teachers in the area. We have a very diverse ethnic student body and they all great>


Posted October 5, 2009

Eastgate is a culturally diverse school that strives to educate students so they can become great citizens of our world.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 5, 2009

everything-our teams of teachers and students are the most caring I have ever known!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

Great kids and super teachers


Posted October 5, 2009

Eastgate is great because we care about our students and we try to do everything we can to help them become successful!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 5, 2009

Eastgate is a great place to work at! The Divese students and families make Eastgate a very special school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

Eastgate rocks. Kids Love Eastgate because of the staff.


Posted October 5, 2009

Wonderful parent and community involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

The staff is very supportive and great to our special kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

It's got great students from all over the world and a very dedicated staff. Many of it's students have overcome a lot of adversity to be successful at Eastgate. They deserve the best.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 27, 2008

I enjoyed going to Eastgate Middle School. Amazing support from teachers, principals, and parents, that knows the student on a personal level. I don't think we excelled at sports, when I went there..
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 23, 2007

Here is a review of EVERYTHING available to you when you go to Eastgate Middle School, the best school there is. I am currently in 8th Grade so you can expect the best from me. Right now Eastgate is allowing students to participate in events from Local to National! A national event would be Ecybermission, which is sponsored by the military. While the local events are minor things like Cross Country, Volleyball, Student Council, and even a Basketball team for Girls and Boys. The academics exceed most expectations because of students and parents, now doesn't that tell you something about our principle? I am part of our school's 'Leadership' program, which is like an exclusive school club that helps our school become a better place for everyone. Now, if I answered every question you have about our school, doesn't that also tell you something about what I've learned at Eastgate?
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 21, 2007

I was a student at Eastgate, and I have to say that it was a great school. I loved most of my teachers and became close to a numerous amount of them. The principle is about the best there is, he will talk to you when you need to be talked to...the counselors are great and they are nice and actually care. Eastgate it a great school. I would recommend it to anyone.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 23, 2007

The parent involvment is high at Eastgate and there are many options at Eastgate. there are 3 foriegn languages there and different types of music you can learn!
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 48% in 2014.

220 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

217 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 56% in 2014.

225 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

213 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 51% in 2014.

217 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2014.

166 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2014.

217 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students29%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islander53%
Hispanic20%
Multiracial33%
American Indiann/a
White31%
Free or reduced-price lunch27%
Students with disabilities15%
Limited English proficient students12%

Math

All Students37%
Black18%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanic29%
Multiracial60%
American Indiann/a
White41%
Free or reduced-price lunch35%
Students with disabilities15%
Limited English proficient students36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students40%
Black15%
Asian/Pacific Islander39%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial50%
American Indiann/a
White44%
Free or reduced-price lunch33%
Students with disabilities12%
Limited English proficient students7%

Math

All Students47%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islander55%
Hispanic57%
Multiracial33%
American Indiann/a
White47%
Free or reduced-price lunch41%
Students with disabilities24%
Limited English proficient students31%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students38%
Black32%
Asian/Pacific Islander43%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial44%
American Indiann/a
White42%
Free or reduced-price lunch32%
Students with disabilities13%
Limited English proficient students11%

Math

All Students38%
Black31%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracial64%
American Indiann/a
White37%
Free or reduced-price lunch40%
Students with disabilities30%
Limited English proficient students35%

Science

All Students57%
Black38%
Asian/Pacific Islander57%
Hispanic46%
Multiracial81%
American Indiann/a
White65%
Free or reduced-price lunch51%
Students with disabilities46%
Limited English proficient students21%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

53 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
86%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White83%
Free or reduced-price lunch81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 52% 74%
Hispanic 17% 5%
Black 16% 17%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Mr. Chris McCann
Fax number
  • (816) 413-5805

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Music room
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
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4700 NE Parvin Rd
Kansas City, MO 64117
Phone: (816) 413-5800

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