Colby Elementary School

210 N Grant Ave
Colby, KS 67701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Colby Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Colby Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 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 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 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Colby Elementary School's student population of 418 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Colby Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Colby Elementary School is 0.38, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#421 out of 1264 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
21%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
77%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colby Elementary School's ranking?
Colby Elementary School is ranked #421 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Colby Elementary School?
418 students attend Colby Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Colby Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colby Elementary School?
Colby Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Colby Elementary School offer ?
Colby Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Colby Elementary School part of?
Colby Elementary School is part of Colby Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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