PROFICIENCY 27% 47% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%Kansas City

Alta Vista Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "ALTA VISTA CHARTER SCH." in Kansas City, MO. There are a total of 186 students and 22 teachers at Alta Vista Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 9 to 1. There are a total of 163 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Alta Vista Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 47% lower than the Missouri average.


Student/Teacher ratio9:1
Free lunch163
Reduced lunch20


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 Alta Vista 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

8<= 10%
High School>= 80%

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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Alta Vista Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.0% 2.2% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 3.6% 2.5% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.7% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 88.7% 89.6% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.7% 5.0% 2.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Primitivo Garcia Elementary.32%0.4Kansas City, MO
Alta Vista Charter School80%0.5Kansas City, MO
Crossroads Academy Of Kansas City65%0.6Kansas City, MO
Longfellow Elementary.22%1.4Kansas City, MO
Wendell Phillips Elementary.30%1.5Kansas City, MO
Lincoln College Prep.75%1.5Kansas City, MO
Della Lamb @ Wallace11%1.9Kansas City, MO
Foreign Language Academy39%1.9Kansas City, MO
Faxon Elementary12%2.0Kansas City, MO
Kipp Endeavor Academy37%2.0Kansas City, MO
Attucks Elementary.17%2.0Kansas City, MO
Scuola Vita Nuova Charter50%2.2Kansas City, MO

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 Alta Vista Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.