Blue Valley Southwest High School

  • Blue Valley Southwest High School serves 1,130 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Blue Valley Southwest High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

Top Placements

Blue Valley Southwest High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Blue Valley Southwest High School's student population of 1,130 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Valley Southwest High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,268 schools in Kansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Valley Southwest High School is 0.26, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank
26%
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
86%
65%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blue Valley Southwest High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.260.31
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Graduation Rate
98%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blue Valley Southwest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Valley School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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