Dighton High School

  • Dighton High School serves 105 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

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School Overview

  • Dighton High School's student population of 105 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dighton High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dighton High School is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#838 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dighton 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dighton High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dighton High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
81%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dighton High School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dighton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.330.54
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Graduation Rate≥50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dighton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDighton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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