905 Main
Towanda, KS 67144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Circle High School serves 577 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 20% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Circle High School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Circle High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Circle High School is 0.17, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#670 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
15-19%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
91%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
85-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Circle High School's ranking?

Circle High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

What is the graduation rate of Circle High School?

The graduation rate of Circle High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 87%.

How many students attend Circle High School?

577 students attend Circle High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Circle High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Circle High School?

Circle High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Circle High School offer ?

Circle High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Circle High School part of?

Circle High School is part of Circle School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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