School Details

Arrowhead Middle School

1715 North 82nd St, Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 627-6600
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 484 students 16 students/teacher (KS avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

60%
59%
83%
75%
57%
87%
0%
0.6%
79%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Kansas City School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
56%
81%
72%
65%
88%
0%
1%
82%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Kansas City School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
25%
84%
27%
30%
87%
0%
0.7%
78%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Kansas City School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Arrowhead Middle School is a public middle school in Kansas City. 484 children attend Arrowhead Middle School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 83% of the 484 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Arrowhead Middle School is 16:1. D D Eisenhower Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 50% 36%
White, non-Hispanic 23% 14%
Hispanic 21% 43%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 5%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 87%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    This School Exceeds My Standards

  • (5 years ago)

    I went to Arrowhead my sixth grade year in 1995. Now my son is attending arrowhead this year for 6th grade and I can say it's still the best middle school in USD 500.

  • (6 years ago)

    I go to Arowhead and it is the best school it really taught me a lot of things I began to get scores like 92 and 95% on state tests it was a great school

  • (9 years ago)

    I went to this school and I loved it so many great memories the students and teachers were great boy I wish I was back in school instead of the real world.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school is exellent! I learn a ton and the teachers are great!

  • (10 years ago)

    This school is a great school and I wish I back in this school cause I miss it.

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