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Little Blue Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 448 students

 

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Posted February 6, 2014

This is my son's first year there. So far I'm pleasantly surprised by how much he's learning. I love that they work hard on the common core. I also love how pleasant and nice the teachers are and so many of them seem to know the kids by name even the ones that aren't his teacher. The only thing I dislike is that the kindergarteners only have one recess, and not even consistanly every day. Physical excersize is just as important as mental learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 4, 2013

AWESOME!! This is my daughters 2nd year and she will be going to the 3rd grade. Wishing her and the faculty @ LBE a great and prosperous year!!
—Submitted by a parent


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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 42% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
17%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
22%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

81 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 48% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
25%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
24%
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 Students17%
Black3%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White28%
Free or reduced-price lunch12%
Students with disabilities20%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students36%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Free or reduced-price lunch28%
Students with disabilities40%
Limited English proficient studentsn/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.

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 Students36%
Black44%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White38%
Free or reduced-price lunch36%
Students with disabilities40%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students35%
Black32%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White41%
Free or reduced-price lunch32%
Students with disabilities50%
Limited English proficient studentsn/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.

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 Students37%
Black20%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White57%
Free or reduced-price lunch31%
Students with disabilities0%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students51%
Black32%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White81%
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilities8%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students25%
Black8%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White43%
Free or reduced-price lunch21%
Students with disabilities8%
Limited English proficient studentsn/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.

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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 47% 74%
Black 33% 17%
Hispanic 15% 5%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Dr. Gurley Keith
Fax number
  • (816) 268-7745

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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13900 East 61st St
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: (816) 268-7740

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