Circle High School

905 Main
Towanda, KS 67144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Circle High School serves 596 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Circle 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Circle High School's student population of 596 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Circle High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Circle High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#731 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
88%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.220.54
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCircle School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Circle High School is Augusta Senior High School (7.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Circle Middle School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Circle Towanda Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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