PROFICIENCY 20% 47% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #51 of 89 in Wichita
  • Ranked #60 of 96 in Wichita
  • Ranked #1095 of 1320 in Kansas
Proficiency Averages

Wells Alternative Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Wichita" in Wichita, KS. There are a total of 25 students and 10 teachers at Wells Alternative Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 3 to 1. There are a total of 22 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Wells Alternative Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 47% lower than the Kansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio3:1
Free lunch22
Reduced lunch0


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 Wells Alternative 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

All<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
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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Wells Alternative Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.3% 34.3% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 14.8% 18.2% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 4.6% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.5% 32.9% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 1.3% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.4% 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 Wells Alternative Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.