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Hazel Grove Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 436 students

 
 

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4 stars


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4 reviews of this school


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Posted November 26, 2008

All of my children have attended HGE. When my first child started, this school was mostly white. In the 2004 year, this school became richly diversified. At first, I do think everyone struggled with the changes. However, now it continues to be one of the best schools in the area. The teachers are fantastic, the principal is a good leader, the curriculum and technology are up to date, and the lerning environment enriched, challenging, and caring. I will be sad when my last child leaves this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2007

Our oldest daughter completed K-6 at Hazel Grove in 2005. The last 3 (4th - 6th) years were a nightmare. The discipline was inconsistent and arbitrary. Children who were model students were punished en masse with those who could not control their behavior. When our neighborhood was segmented to another elementary school for the 2005-2006 school year, we were relieved our youngest daughter would be able to move to an elementary school where there was control and a calm learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 31, 2006

This is a fantastic school! My children attended Hazel Grove through 5th grade when we moved out of state. The teachers are wonderful and Dr. Troester does an exceptional job of getting to know families of each student. It is a great environment for learning and succeeding!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2004

The curriculum is wonderful, however I think the principal is in need of a cultural diversity class. He does not seem to be adjusting to African American children being in his school and has verbally stated that he is not use to dealing with 'black' children. Otherwise that school seems to be great.
—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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
59%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
79%
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 Students61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/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 Students53%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White64%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students52%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White61%
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 Students61%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students54%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White60%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students51%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White58%
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 Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 61% 75%
Black 36% 17%
Hispanic 2% 5%
Asian 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 30%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Lee's Summit, MO 64064
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