Atchison High School

1500 W. Riley St
Atchison, KS 66002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Atchison High School serves 426 students in grades 9-12.
Atchison High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Atchison High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Atchison High School's student population of 426 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
426 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Atchison High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Atchison High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1063 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
21%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
73%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Atchison High School's ranking?
Atchison High School is ranked #1063 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Atchison High School often compared to?
Atchison High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central School, Atchison County Community Jr/sr High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Atchison High School?
The graduation rate of Atchison High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Atchison High School?
426 students attend Atchison High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Atchison High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Atchison High School?
Atchison High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Atchison High School offer ?
Atchison High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Atchison High School part of?
Atchison High School is part of Atchison Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   6/29/2016
I went to Atchison high school in 1989 looking for class mates.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Krist

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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