Western Plains High School

Western Plains High School serves 43 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Western Plains High School operates within the Western Plains School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 43 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 43 students
Western Plains High School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Western Plains High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Western Plains High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Western Plains High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 14:1
Western Plains High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
16%
18%
Western Plains High School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
84%
66%
Western Plains High School White Students (2005-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Western Plains High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.30
Western Plains High School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
39%
40%
Western Plains High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
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.
4%
10%
Western Plains High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 136 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 69% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,164 is higher than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,374 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Western Plains School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 136 556
Western Plains School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Western Plains School District Graduation Rate (2008-2010)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $7 MM
Western Plains School District District Total Revenue (2004-2010)
District Spending $2 MM $7 MM
Western Plains School District District Spending (2004-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,164 $13,276
Western Plains School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,374 $12,850
Western Plains School District District Spending / Student (2005-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Ness City High School (13 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Crosse Middle School (34.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Western Plains North Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RansomWestern Plains North Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 28 students100 School St
    RansomKS 67572
    (785)731-2352
    0.5PK-528
  • Ness CityNess City Elementary School
    13 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 166 students500 East Chestnut
    Ness CityKS 67560
    (785)798-2222
    13PK-6166
  • Ness CityNess City High School
    13 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 165 students200 North 5th
    Ness CityKS 67560
    (785)798-3991
    137-12165
  • BazineWestern Plains South Elem/jr High School
    18.7 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 65 students310 West Burgess
    BazineKS 67516
    (785)398-2535
    18.7PK-865
  • WakeeneyTrego Community High School
    26.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 110 students1200 Russell Ave
    WakeeneyKS 67672
    (785)743-2061
    26.89-12110

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