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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools in Barber County, KS, serving 469 students. Barber County, KS public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kansas public elementary school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 39% statewide average). Elementary schools in Barber County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Kansas public elementary schools.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Barber County, KS are South Barber Pre-k-6 and Medicine Lodge Grade School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public elementary school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Kansas public elementary school average of 15:1.

Top Barber County Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • South Barber Pre-k-6 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    913 Main
    Kiowa, KS 67070
    (620) 825-4114

    Grades: PK-6 | 161 students
  • Medicine Lodge Grade School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    320 N Walnut St.
    Medicine Lodge, KS 67104
    (620) 886-5608

    Grades: PK-6 | 308 students
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