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11115 Bennington Ave

Kansas City, MO 64134

(816) 316-7750

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 420

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Burke Elementary School

This is my son's first year at Burke and overall our experience has been great. However the only thing that concerns me is the amount of times my son has came home complaining of older children mistreating him in the morning during breakfast and during restroom breaks. I really can't say much else about ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/14/09

I took my child out of Burke one year ago because of her lack of growth in reading and math. She now goes to a private school and has struggled all year because of the lack of fundementals that were given to her. I am so disappointed to be a middle class american and live in a middle class nieghborhood ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/29/08

The School spends to much of their attention in reading. They need more focus in math.

Posted by a other on 03/05/08

Talking to the reading series, the way they are teaching reading now is great. I have seen so much growth in my students reading ability this year. The teachers at this school are great and you feel like you are always in the loop. The feel of the school is friendly and caring.

Posted by a parent on 02/16/08

Mr. Kapmeyer is wonderful. He can be a little green, but he loves the children and is very smart. He is the reason my children were pulled from Pembroke school

Posted by a parent on 02/16/08

Highly disappointed in the direction Burke has taken in teaching the students. The fact that they are focusing so much on reading my child and all other children in this school are being shortchanged in Math and Science. And the new Math curriculum is abhorrent. To find out that my student is getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/07

My Family loves Burke. The teachers are caring and have gone out of their way to help my kids.

Posted by a parent on 02/14/07

This school definitely needs to improve the tutoring services available to the kids. Also, they need to focus on the kids that lack in math and reading skills. The test scores are profoundly horrible, compared to other districts. I just recently relocated from Colorado to Missouri and reading the overview ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/04

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Test scores for Burke Elementary School

MAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Burke Elementary School
Hickman Mills C-1 School District
* In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Kansas City schools — Burke Elementary School is located at 11115 Bennington Ave, Kansas City MO 64134. 11115 Bennington Ave is in the 64134 ZIP code in Kansas City, MO The school district for Burke Elementary School is the Hickman Mills C-1 School District. Burke Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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