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Rising Star Elementary School Overview

8600 Candlelight Lane, Lenexa, KS 66215 , Tel: +1 (913) 993-4500 Shawnee Mission Pub School

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Rising Star Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

August 19, 2019 Submitted by a parent
Front office and Principal were very disorganized. Teachers are very hit and miss. Several of the best teachers ended up leaving after last year. The worst communication from a school I have ever seen. We have moved and the new school is leaps and bounds better than Rising Star was. Children are much happier and actually cant wait to go to school which was not happening at all at R.S.
January 19, 2017 Submitted by a student
I went there for 3 years and it was really fun
August 17, 2014 Submitted by a parent
"I love this school. My kids are currently enrolled here & have been there for several years. So far we've had only one teacher that was just okay & the rest were fabulous. They go above & beyond to make learning fun and the principal even works to make sure he knows every child's name (with 600+ students - that's impressive). The PTA is very active & helps the school run smoothly. The fact that the principal works well with the PTA also makes for a better school in my opinion. Yes, the class sizes are between 20-24 but that is a state set standard - not a school standard. Yes, about 10% of the parents participate in the PTA but we are living in a world where I think that's the norm & the parents that do chip in, do it with a smile. The diversity at Rising Star can't be beat & for me makes this school even better. I really can't say enough about Rising Star. Is this school perfect? No. But the staff, principal & PTA are always working to improve each year and I think the school pride is one of the best around. Our school motto is: ""Together we shine!"" & we do! :)"
July 21, 2014 Submitted by a parent
Average class sizes are between 20-24 students. Most teachers seem over worked/over stressed. It seems the students are always preparing or taking state testings.
May 16, 2013 Submitted by a parent
Just like many schools, this school has it's positive and negative points. Some teachers shine while others are lackluster. There is an active PTA, but membership is low and the same people are asked to have significant positions year after year because they're good, but also because the parents who choose to participate are limited. The school has a decent amount of diversity which is great from the perspective of exposure to lots of ethnic backgrounds, cultures, etc., but in many cases (in my limited experience with a Kindergartner this year), it seems like these families depend more on their own communities as opposed to joining in the school community. My child has enjoyed his Kindergarten experience, and I am generally happy with the school. I am especially a fan of the art and music teachers. Also, from participating in the classroom from time to time, I wholeheartedly appreciate the participation of paras and other special needs staff and the work they do.
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Average Rent in Lenexa, KS

  • Lenexa, KS Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,081 /mo

Lenexa, KS Apartment Rent Ranges

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Lenexa, KS Education Statistics

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  • Some College22%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree32%
  • Graduate Degree18%

Apartments and homes for rent near Rising Star Elementary School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Rising Star Elementary School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Rising Star Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 322 apartments for rent available in this part of Lenexa. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Rising Star Elementary School is currently at Four Seasons, renting for $610 per month, but if $3,466 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at EdgeWater at City Center. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Rising Star Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Rising Star Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Rising Star Elementary School is a well-known public PK-6 school in Lenexa. It is located at 8600 Candlelight Lane, Lenexa, KS 66215 and it is the second home of 571 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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