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14201 Mission Rd

Overland Park, KS 66224

(913) 239-5600

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 565

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Prairie Star Middle School

Absolutely, positively the best elementery school in Leawood/OP. Fantastic teachers and staff, and amazing academic results. We are just thrilled with the job this school does.

Posted by a parent on 02/24/12

Prairie Star is like, The best school ever! We have the nicest staff, Friendly and helpful, and it's a great school. The teachers find ways to make the curriculum exciting for you and really want to give you the least homework possible. They offer 5 types of music classes; Jazz band, Regular band, Prairie ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/11

I agree with the principal reviews. When she hears one side of the story, she immediately agrees and are not open-minded with the other side. This is why I do not go to this school

Posted by a other on 03/22/11

The school's staff and teachers are very kind and compassionate. They make learning fun and exciting. The teachers really care about you and really want you to learn so you can be at your best. They don't just teach you because they're getting payed for it. If you don't understand something the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/29/09

It's a terrific school with a great staff and a good administration. The administration isn't overly warm and fuzzy like an elementary school. I personally like that because it prepares the kids for high school, but that tends not to go over well with some of the parents whose kids need constant coddling. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/03/09

it's okay the teachers are great but the principal and vice principal can jump to conclusions before investigating a little more.

Posted by a student on 01/06/09

Prairie Star Middle is a better school than its same-named elementary. Principal and staff seem to work harder to promote acceptance of diversity; there is a culture of kindness that permeates all levels of student activity; students with 'differences' seem to be more accepted generally than in the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/08

This is a really great school with awesome teachers. They have lots of cool programs and ctivities. You make lods of great friends nd they always teach the circulum in a uniue and interesting way.

Posted by a student on 07/03/08

PSMS is a fairly good school. It is alot better than the elementary school with the same name. Unfortunately, they just lost a wonderful principal, and no one really knows why. I am not sure than the change will be for the best.

Posted by a parent on 07/31/05

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Test scores for Prairie Star Middle School

KSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Prairie Star Middle 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 Middle School is located at 14201 Mission Rd, Overland Park KS 66224. 14201 Mission Rd is in the 66224 ZIP code in Overland Park, KS The school district for Prairie Star Middle School is the Blue Valley Unified School District 229. Prairie Star Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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