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Della Lamb Elementary School

Charter | K-8 | 551 students

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $202,300. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $610.

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Posted June 2, 2011

Della Lamb is a charter school that specializes in educating children of recent immigrants. It is located within Kansas City school district borders but is not part of the Kansas City school district. The school provides free transportation for all students and free aftercare for those who need it. My church contributes to the Della Lamb mission and I am truly amazed at what this school does for kids who might otherwise get lost in the shuffle.


Posted January 28, 2009

This school has great teachers who work with each student at their level. Students who continue here for 3 or more years tend to excel.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

About these ratings

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 42% in 2014.

72 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
10%

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
8%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

72 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
13%

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
4%
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 46% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
13%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
3%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
23%
Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

44 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
7%

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
4%
Science

The state average for Science was 48% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
8%
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 48% in 2014.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
19%
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
18%

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
3%

2011

 
 
11%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
18%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
13%

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
n/a
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2014.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2014.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
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 Students10%
Black15%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch10%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students4%

Math

All Students13%
Black13%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch13%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students4%
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 Students16%
Black17%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch15%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students3%

Math

All Students14%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch15%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students6%
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 Students14%
Black9%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch12%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students11%

Math

All Students7%
Black9%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch7%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students5%

Science

All Students14%
Black18%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch12%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students5%
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 Students20%
Black17%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students8%

Math

All Students18%
Black7%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch19%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students0%
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 Students18%
Black13%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch16%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students4%

Math

All Students13%
Black4%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch11%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students8%
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 Students21%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students19%

Math

All Students14%
Black7%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch14%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students6%

Science

All Students28%
Black29%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch28%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students19%
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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
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 Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
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
Black 64% 17%
Hispanic 19% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 2%
White 3% 74%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A45%
Female 49%N/A48%
Male 51%N/A52%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Judy Akers
Fax number
  • (816) 842-2727

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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500 Woodland
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (816) 842-8040

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