PROFICIENCY 63% 23% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%PARK HILL
18%Kansas City
51%Missouri

Plaza Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 6 and is located in the district of "PARK HILL" in Kansas City, MO. There are a total of 846 students and 51 teachers at Plaza Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 199 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Plaza Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.5%, which is 23% higher than the Missouri average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students846
Teachers50.73
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch199
Reduced lunch51

 

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 Plaza 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

GradeProficiency
All54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
654%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All71%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
671%
7n/a
8n/a
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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Plaza Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMissouriNational
Caucasian 71.0% 70.9% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 10.9% 10.1% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 3.3% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.4% 9.6% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 1.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.2% 4.4% 2.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Thomas B. Chinn Elementary.51%0.6Kansas City, MO
English Landing Elementary.68%0.6Kansas City, MO
Lakeview Middle School65%0.8Kansas City, MO
Prairie Point Elementary.68%1.1Kansas City, MO
Alfred L. Renner Elementary.60%1.5Kansas City, MO
Congress Middle School60%1.6Kansas City, MO
Park Hill High83%1.7Kansas City, MO
Graden Elementary.69%1.7Parkville, MO
Southeast Elementary.59%2.1Kansas City, MO
Tiffany Ridge Elementary Schooll58%2.7Kansas City, MO
Line Creek Elementary.60%3.0Kansas City, MO
Barry School.53%3.3Kansas City, MO

Kansas City demographics profile

StatisticKansas CityMissouriNational
Population471,7676,059,651318,558,162
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%
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Source: The Plaza Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.