Dighton Elementary School

  • Dighton Elementary School serves 146 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dighton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Dighton Elementary School's student population of 146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dighton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dighton Elementary School is 0.27, 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#305 out of 1265 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dighton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dighton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
84%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dighton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dighton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.270.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dighton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDighton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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