PROFICIENCY 39% 24% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%CENTER 58
18%Kansas City

Center Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "CENTER 58" in Kansas City, MO. There are a total of 525 students and 52 teachers at Center Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 317 free lunch students and 58 reduced lunch students.

Center Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.5%, which is 24% lower than the Missouri average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch317
Reduced lunch58


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Center Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Center Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 18.3% 20.1% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 67.6% 62.6% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 1.9% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.1% 9.3% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.6% 5.6% 2.6% 3.1%

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John Diemer Elementary62%3.9Overland Park, KS
Shawnee Mission East High54%4.2Prairie Village, KS
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Kansas City demographics profile

StatisticKansas CityMissouriNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4988691
Median age35.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English89%94%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Education level achieved in Kansas City

IndexKansas CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.2%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Center Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.