Sumner Academy of Arts & Science is located in Kansas City, KS and is one of 44 schools in Kansas City School District. It is a magnet school that serves 864 students in grades 8-12.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Sumner Academy of Arts & Science made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Kansas in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Sumner Academy of Arts & Science's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Sumner Academy of Arts & Science had 69% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Kansas had 47% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Kansas City spends $10,858 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 35% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Kansas City District
In 2011, Sumner Academy of Arts & Science had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Kansas average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.