Top 10 Best Barton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 4,105 students in Barton County, KS (there are 4 private schools, serving 380 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Barton County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Barton County, KS are Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School and Lincoln Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Barton County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Barton County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Barton County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2716 24th
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1502
Grades: PK-6
| 300 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
515 N. Oak St.
Hoisington, KS 67544
(620) 653-4549
Grades: 2-5
| 205 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5630 Broadway
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1503
Grades: PK-6
| 230 students
Rank: #44.
Central Plains Jr. Sr. High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Albro
Claflin, KS 67525
(620) 587-3801
Grades: 7-12
| 118 students
Rank: #55.
Ellinwood Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
310 E. 6th St.
Ellinwood, KS 67526
(620) 564-2750
Grades: PK-6
| 235 students
Rank: #66.
Park Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 Williams
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1505
Grades: PK-6
| 224 students
Rank: #77.
Great Bend Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1919 Harrison
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1510
Grades: 7-8
| 480 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Eisenhower Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1212 Garfield
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1501
Grades: PK-6
| 336 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Hoisington Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
360 W 11th St.
Hoisington, KS 67544
(620) 653-4951
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Ellinwood High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
210 E 2nd
Ellinwood, KS 67526
(620) 564-3136
Grades: 9-12
| 136 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Hoisington High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
218 East 7th St.
Hoisington, KS 67544
(620) 653-2141
Grades: 9-12
| 225 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Ellinwood Middle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
210 E. 2nd St.
Ellinwood, KS 67526
(620) 564-3136
Grades: 7-8
| 83 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Riley Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 10th
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1506
Grades: PK-6
| 315 students
Rank: #1414.
Great Bend High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2027 Morton
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1521
Grades: 9-12
| 860 students
Rank: n/an/a
315 N. Vine
Hoisington, KS 67544
(620) 653-4470
Grades: PK-1
| 166 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Barton County, KS

Barton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
406 Main St
Claflin, KS 67525
(620) 587-3896
Grades: PK-6
| 95 students
700 Albro
Claflin, KS 67525
(620) 587-3801
Grades: 7-12
| 108 students
700 Pawnee Ave
Pawnee Rock, KS 67567
(620) 982-4327
Grades: K-5
| 50 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Barton County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Barton County, KS include Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School and Lincoln Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Barton County, KS?
15 public schools are located in Barton County, KS.
What percentage of students in Barton County, KS go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Barton County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Barton County, KS?
Barton County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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