Sumner Academy of Arts & Science

1610 North 8th St, Kansas City, KS 66101 | (913) 627-7200
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 861
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 861 middle and high school students from grades 8-12
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2003

Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1610 N 8th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Kansas City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,832
  • Graduation Rate: 53.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.3
  • Enrolled Students: 20,494

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 861
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 349 (40.5%)
  • Females: 512 (59.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 132 (15.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 410 (47.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 542 (63.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sumner Academy of Arts & Science Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black38945.2%
Asian576.6%
Hispanic22926.6%
White18221.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sumner Academy of Arts & Science
  Number Percent
8th Grade18821.8%
9th Grade21725.2%
10th Grade17720.6%
11th Grade13515.7%
12th Grade14416.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 27%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:73%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,958
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Sumner Academy of Arts & Science Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,60220%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,04780%
Source: KS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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