Rising Star Elementary School

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8600 Candlelight Ln

Lenexa, KS 66215

(913) 993-4500

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Rising Star Elementary School

Just like many schools, this school has it's positive and negative points. Some teachers shine while others are lackluster. There is an active PTA, but membership is low and the same people are asked to have significant positions year after year because they're good, but also because the parents who ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/13

I had 3 kids go through Rising Star and all three had wonderful experiences. One needed extra help with reading and the learning center teacher was incredible! He learned study skills that helped through out his school years.

Posted by a parent on 03/29/12

My daughter is in Kindergarten at Rising Star. When she was in preschool I let the test scores sway me at first. We were going to switch her to another school. I am blessed that the other school was not accepting transfers. I have never been more pleased with a school, its teachers, its students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/25/08

The 4 rating for this school is laughable. This is a typical Johnson county gradeschool with excellent resources, class sizes and a good mix of socio-economic groups. Probably the reason for the 4 is that the 1 ratings for Hispanic and multi-ethnic because there are several immigrant families with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/08

Rising Star is a great school. It is extremely diverse - racially, economic, and socially- for most of your Shawnee schools. The principal, Mr. Lash is starting his second year, but he is extremely accessible and has the background to really get involved with all the kids. What I love, is that the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/07

This is a fantastic school! Although the princaipal just retired he was great! Of course I would not be able to tell you about the new principal. All of the teachers are concerned in the students learning and are willing to help them with homework after school. My daughter has learned more than I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Rising Star Elementary School

KSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Rising Star Elementary School
Shawnee Mission Pub Sch 512
* 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.

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Lenexa schools — Rising Star Elementary School is located at 8600 Candlelight Ln, Lenexa KS 66215. 8600 Candlelight Ln is in the 66215 ZIP code in Lenexa, KS The school district for Rising Star Elementary School is the Shawnee Mission Pub Sch 512. Rising Star Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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