Baxter Springs Middle School (Closed 2014)

  • Baxter Springs Middle School served 229 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 71% (which was lower than the Kansas state average of 77%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 87% (which was higher than the Kansas state average of 84%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which was lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students229 students
This chart display total students of Baxter Springs Middle School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Baxter Springs Middle School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Baxter Springs Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)
71%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)
87%
84%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baxter Springs Middle 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
13%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Baxter Springs Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
83%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baxter Springs Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.300.54
This chart display the diversity score of Baxter Springs Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baxter Springs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaxter Springs School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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