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Phillis Wheatley Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 444 students

 

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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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
12%

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
33%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
29%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
18%

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
25%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
20%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
27%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
23%
Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

36 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
17%
Science

The state average for Science was 48% in 2014.

37 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
19%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
10%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
21%
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
21%
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 Students12%
Black5%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch11%
Students with disabilities33%
Limited English proficient students6%

Math

All Students24%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch21%
Students with disabilities33%
Limited English proficient students22%
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%
Black19%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch19%
Students with disabilities40%
Limited English proficient students0%

Math

All Students29%
Black36%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch32%
Students with disabilities46%
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 Students27%
Black17%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch27%
Students with disabilities46%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students22%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch22%
Students with disabilities30%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students19%
Black17%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch18%
Students with disabilities36%
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 Students24%
Black26%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch23%
Students with disabilities40%
Limited English proficient students10%

Math

All Students46%
Black39%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch48%
Students with disabilities50%
Limited English proficient students50%
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 56% 17%
Hispanic 33% 5%
White 9% 74%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 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 89%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Ms. Julie Dahlstrom
Fax number
  • (816) 418-4830

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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2415 Agnes Ave
Kansas City, MO 64127
Phone: (816) 418-4825

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