619 Condray St
Meriden, KS 66512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson West High School serves 273 students in grades 9-12.
Jefferson West 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson West High School's student population of 273 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson West High School is 0.26, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#736 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
86%
64%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I am a parent, former coach, teacher of this school and I find in most areas that this school is the best that this area has to offer. It is a safe, respectful environment with outstanding people. The students are the best. The staff is caring and interactive. The community is supporting and friendly. I am not from this area so I view it with a different outlook than the Kansas natives. I recommend this school to everyone.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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