Baxter Springs High School

  • Baxter Springs High School serves 481 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Baxter Springs High School's student population of 481 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baxter Springs High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baxter Springs High School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#1179 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
14%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
81%
65%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baxter Springs High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.330.31
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaxter Springs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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