Mcpherson Middle School

700 East Elizabeth

Mcpherson, KS 67460-5006

Tel: (620)241-9450
Grades: 6-8

557 students

Mcpherson Middle School serves 557 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Mcpherson Middle School operates within the Mcpherson School District.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 557 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Students by Grade Mcpherson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less 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 10:1 12:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
5%
16%
Black
1%
7%
White
87%
68%
All Ethnic Groups Mcpherson Middle School Sch Ethnicity Mcpherson 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.
0.24 0.29
Mcpherson 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.
31%
38%
Mcpherson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2013)
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.
11%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,475 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mcpherson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,475 551
Mcpherson School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $7 MM
Mcpherson School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $7 MM
Mcpherson School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,722 $12,944
Mcpherson School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,098 $12,499
Mcpherson 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 Mcpherson High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Canton-galva Elementary At Galva (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • McphersonWashington Elementary School
    128 North Park
    McphersonKS 67460
    (620)241-9560
    0.2 mi | 258 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • McphersonMcpherson High School
    801 East First St
    McphersonKS 67460
    (620)241-9500
    0.6 mi | 733 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • McphersonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Roosevelt Elementary School
    800 South Walnut
    McphersonKS 67460
    (620)241-9550
    0.8 mi | 345 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • McphersonLincoln Elementary School
    900 North Ash
    McphersonKS 67460
    (620)241-9540
    0.8 mi | 304 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • McphersonEisenhower Elementary School
    301 East Wickersham Dr
    McphersonKS 67460
    (620)241-9430
    1.9 mi | 278 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Mcpherson County, KS public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.15, which is lower than the Kansas average of 0.29. The most diverse school district in Mcpherson County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.