Prairie Star Elementary School

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3800 W 143rd St

Overland Park, KS 66224

(913) 239-7100

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Prairie Star Elementary School

This is the BEST school you can find around here. Not "one of". Everything is about the little one. The teachers are beyond expectation.

Posted by a parent on 01/21/14

Everything is top notch at Prairie Star. So many great programs, teachers and the principal as well. We love Prairie Star!

Posted by a parent on 07/22/13

We love Prairie Star Elementary. All of the teachers are top notch and the principal is the best I have been involved with. She has elementary aged kids of her own (not at PSE) which makes her very relate-able. She strives to make every part of the school fantastic - academically, socially, via community ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/12

We love our school. From Principal, teachers, down to staff, all are all hard working professionals. Test scores really tell the story. This school can not be matched! Parent involvement is wonderful. The parents here really care and offer up their time to help. The opportunities and challenges ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/12

Very little latitude for 'square pegs' in this 'round hole' environment. Teachers are well-educated and motivated, test scores are great and many parents are happy. But, if you talk with parents whose children are 'different' ethnically, culturally, socioeconomically or behaviorally from the norm, many ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/08

Prairie Star is one of the premier schools of the Blue Valley School district. Most teachers have grad degrees. The principal is involved, caring and one of the best I have ever known. The technology in the school is the best you will find anywhere. We treasured our three years there and our deepest ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/03/07

Ok school. Poor principal. Not a good school for AP level students.

Posted by a parent on 09/12/07

Prairie Star has provided our family with valuable teaching and learning tools for our children. We can't begin to explain how much involvement the teachers and principal give in the well being of each child. It's easy to see once passsing through theses doors, how such a school earns awards of distinctions.

Posted by a parent on 11/12/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Prairie Star Elementary School

KSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Prairie Star Elementary School
Blue Valley Unified School District 229
* 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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Overland Park schools — Prairie Star Elementary School is located at 3800 W 143rd St, Overland Park KS 66224. 3800 W 143rd St is in the 66224 ZIP code in Overland Park, KS The school district for Prairie Star Elementary School is the Blue Valley Unified School District 229. Prairie Star Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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