Fort Scott Middle School

  • Fort Scott Middle School serves 431 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Scott 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 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Fort Scott Middle School's student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Scott 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 Fort Scott Middle School is 0.31, 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#955 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
83%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Scott Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.310.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Scott School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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