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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

School Overview

  • Colby Senior High School's student population of 297 students has declined by 12% 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
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colby Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,268 schools in Kansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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)
Overall School Rank
57%
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Colby Senior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Colby Senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Colby Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Colby Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
84%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Colby Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colby Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.280.31
This chart display the diversity score of Colby Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Colby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColby School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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