Baxter Springs High School

100 N Military
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 396 students in grades 7-12, Baxter Springs High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Baxter Springs High School's student population of 396 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
396 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Baxter Springs High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,280 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Baxter Springs High School is 0.31, 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.
This School
State Level (KS)
#856 out of 1280 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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17%
29%
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27%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baxter Springs High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Baxter Springs High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
21%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
83%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
This chart display the diversity score of Baxter Springs High School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Baxter Springs High School and public school graduation rate of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baxter Springs High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
10%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Baxter Springs High School's ranking?
Baxter Springs High School is ranked #856 out of 1,280 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Baxter Springs High School often compared to?
Baxter Springs High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Riverton High School, Columbus High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% KS state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Baxter Springs High School?
The graduation rate of Baxter Springs High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Baxter Springs High School?
396 students attend Baxter Springs High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Baxter Springs High School students are White, 7% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Baxter Springs High School?
Baxter Springs High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Baxter Springs High School offer ?
Baxter Springs High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Baxter Springs High School part of?
Baxter Springs High School is part of Baxter Springs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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