Turner-Kansas City


Summary:

The Turner-Kansas City school district consists of 8 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, serving a diverse student population in the Turner-Kansas City area. The data reveals a mix of standout and underperforming schools, with economic disadvantage and low academic achievement being key challenges across the district.

Among the standout schools, Junction Elementary stands out with the highest proficiency rates on state assessments and the lowest student-teacher ratio in the elementary school group. Midland Trail is another high-performing elementary school, with a strong student-teacher ratio and improving state rankings. In contrast, the Turner Sixth Grade Academy has lower test scores than the state average, but a relatively low student-teacher ratio compared to the other middle schools.

Overall, the Turner-Kansas City school district faces significant challenges, with consistently low performance on state assessments and high rates of economic disadvantage, as indicated by the high percentages of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. However, the success of schools like Junction Elementary and Midland Trail suggests that there are opportunities for improvement by learning from the practices and strategies employed at the higher-performing schools in the district.

District Detail

 800 South 55th Street
Kansas City, KS 66106

 (913) 288-4100

SchoolDigger Rank:
240th of 269 Kansas districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 3,880

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Kansas State Department of Education.

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