Colby Senior High School

  • Colby Senior High School serves 297 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Colby Senior 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.
  • Colby Senior High School operates within the Colby School District.
  • Colby School District's 80-84% graduation rate is lower than the Kansas state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • Colby Senior High School's student population of 297 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students297 students
Colby Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Colby Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Colby Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeColby Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Colby Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1268 schools in Kansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colby Senior High School is 0.28, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
Colby Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Colby Senior High School American Indian Students (2001-2008)
Asian
2%
3%
Colby Senior High School Asian Students (2004-2016)
Hispanic
11%
19%
Colby Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
n/a
7%
Colby Senior High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
84%
65%
Colby Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Colby Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsColby Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.280.31
Colby Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate80-84%
85%
Colby Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
40%
Colby Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
Colby Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Colby Senior High School is Colby School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 285 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Colby School District's student population of 920 students has decreased by 8% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,405 in this district is less than the state average of $13,642. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,467 is less than the state average of $13,194. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four school years.
    School District NameColby School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed920520
    Colby School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    22%
    35%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    36%
    41%
    District Graduation Rate80-84%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$10 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$10 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,405$13,642
    District Spending / Student$9,467$13,194
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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