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John T. Hartman Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 441 students

 

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Posted August 21, 2012

Horrible-No one does what they are supposed to do! I'm so glad I moved out of this district. Raytown is so much better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2009

My children and I love this school .My children have been in this school for the last six years. They alway's bring home A's & B's . The teachers are awsome and they know what their doing. We have never had any problems . In my opinon this is the best school in Kansas city.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2008

I would like to commend this school for bringing out in my daughter, what I always knew she had. I didnt think that she would be able to learn to read as fast as I was told she would. but now she is in the 1st grade and reading at almost a 3rd grade level. I am very proud that my daughter started her schooling at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2008

This is the second year my child has attended and I am very pleased. I would like to acknowlege 3 outstanding teachers Ms.Heckman, Mrs.Ross and Mr Imes for dedicating their time to make sure my son stays above and beyond average. I also commend Dr. Kirksey for an excellent job.
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Posted September 28, 2007

My children have attended Hartman for the last 2 years. This school is great! The teachers and staff all get an A+ from me. The facility is well kept, and the curriculum is outstanding! Dr. Kirksey is doing a great job as principle of this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2006

My children have attended Hartman for three years. I love this school because they have the best teachers, staff/faculty and admistrator(s). I beleive their curriculum is extensive in all areas and they care about my childs progress. It is in a great location, the buildng maintenance is kept up, they have art, music, gym, before and after school academy and more. They also encourage parents to visit the classroom as often as they would like. Last year, I spent over 60 days at the school as a tutor/class helper. I really love hartman, however, next year my eldest son will have to attend another school because their cut off is second grade. I pray that I will be able to find a matching environment for my children in the years to come.
—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 49% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 54% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 53% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
18%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 52% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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%
Black28%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students49%
Black47%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students47%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students33%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students23%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/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 2012-2013 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%
Black37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students36%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 87% 17%
White 8% 75%
Hispanic 3% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Dr. Jessie Kirksey
Fax number
  • (816) 418-1760

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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8111 Oak
Kansas City, MO 64114
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