PROFICIENCY 9% 76% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #85 of 89 in Wichita
  • Ranked #91 of 96 in Wichita
  • Ranked #1259 of 1320 in Kansas
Proficiency Averages

Gordon Parks Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Wichita" in Wichita, KS. There are a total of 416 students and 36 teachers at Gordon Parks Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 369 free lunch students and 14 reduced lunch students.

Gordon Parks Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.0%, which is 76% lower than the Kansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch369
Reduced lunch14


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 Gordon Parks Academy, 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

3<= 10%
4<= 10%
6<= 10%
7<= 20%
8<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

6<= 10%
7<= 20%
8<= 20%
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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Gordon Parks Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.8% 34.3% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 67.2% 18.2% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 4.6% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.9% 32.9% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 1.3% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 12.6% 8.4% 4.6% 3.1%

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Wichita demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,4163591
Median age34.436.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%59%55%
Speak English83%89%79%
Speak Spanish11%8%13%

Education level achieved in Wichita

Completed 8th grade84.3%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.9%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Gordon Parks Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.