Derby Middle School

  • Derby Middle School serves 813 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Derby Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Derby Middle School's student population of 813 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Derby Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Derby Middle School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#855 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
67%
64%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.520.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDerby School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Love this school teachers are great just watch out for the subs they can be a bit cranky but other than that the school is amazing football is also fun hope this helps
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5  
I'm a seventh grade girl and I go to Derby Middle school. All my teachers are great and I love my classes. Sports such as football, track, volleyball, basketball, tennis and cheer are available throughout the year. There is a drama club called Bulldoggers that meets several times a week. The facilities are quite old. The air conditioning/heating sometimes does not work and the lockers are a pain but overall I really like the school.
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