Circle Towanda Elementary School

516 North St
Towanda, KS 67144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Circle Towanda Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 50% in KS
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Circle Towanda Elementary School's student population of 300 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Circle Towanda Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Circle Towanda Elementary School is 0.15, 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.
This School
State Level (KS)
#623 out of 1264 schools
(Top 50%)
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25-29%
28%
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30-34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
21%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
92%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
10%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Circle Towanda Elementary School's ranking?
Circle Towanda Elementary School is ranked #623 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Circle Towanda Elementary School often compared to?
Circle Towanda Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Circle Benton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% 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).
How many students attend Circle Towanda Elementary School?
300 students attend Circle Towanda Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Circle Towanda Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Circle Towanda Elementary School?
Circle Towanda Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Circle Towanda Elementary School offer ?
Circle Towanda Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Circle Towanda Elementary School part of?
Circle Towanda Elementary School is part of Circle School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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