Arkansas City Middle School

400 East Kansas Ave

Arkansas City, KS 67005-1298

Tel: (620)441-2030
Grades: 6-8

631 students

Arkansas City Middle School serves 631 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Arkansas City Middle School operates within the Arkansas City School District.

Overview

The student population of 631 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 631 students
Arkansas City Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Arkansas City Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Arkansas City Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Arkansas City Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
4%
1%
Arkansas City Middle School American Indian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
20%
17%
Arkansas City Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
5%
7%
Arkansas City Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
63%
68%
Arkansas City Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Arkansas City Middle School Sch Ethnicity Arkansas City Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.29
Arkansas City Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
39%
Arkansas City Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
10%
Arkansas City Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,768 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Arkansas City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,768 551
Arkansas City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $7 MM
District Spending $32 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,196 $12,944
Arkansas City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,025 $12,499
Arkansas City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arkansas City High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Winfield Intermediate School (11.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arkansas CityJefferson Elementary School
    131 Osage Ave
    Arkansas CityKS 67005
    (620)441-2060
    0.3 mi | 238 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Arkansas CityAdams Elementary School
    1201 North 10th
    Arkansas CityKS 67005
    (620)441-2040
    0.9 mi | 287 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Arkansas CityRoosevelt Elementary School
    300 North B
    Arkansas CityKS 67005
    (620)441-2070
    0.9 mi | 258 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Arkansas CityHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Frances Willard Elementary School
    201 North 4th
    Arkansas CityKS 67005
    (620)441-2050
    1.1 mi | 236 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Arkansas CityArkansas City High School
    1200 West Radio Ln
    Arkansas CityKS 67005
    (620)441-2010
    1.1 mi | 781 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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