The education being provided is poor. The kids errors are not corrected on their schoolwork leading to believe that the way they spell or write is right. The staff is careless and the teachers are agressive toward the children.
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Posted by a parent on 09/22/12
I think Ross is a super school! My son has attended school there for the last 5 years. Ross has an awesome staff. The staff has a wonderful relationship with both the parents and the students. And the school encourages excellence in all you do. My son is a 'special' child and I am very impressed
... Read more with how my son has been integrated into the Ross community of students. A more dedicated and caring staff I can't imagine anywhere else. They have quality educational before and after school programs at the school also. All of the children get to participate in Music and Sports....and monthly skating parties..... No wonder the students love to learn there! Keep up the great job you are doing educating our kids. You're all first rate in my book! Read less
* 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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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Topeka schools — Ross Elementary School is located at 1400 Se 34th St, Topeka KS 66605. 1400 Se 34th St is in the 66605 ZIP code in Topeka, KS The school district for Ross Elementary School is the Topeka Public Schools 501. Ross Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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