Top 5 Best Bourbon County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,314 students in Bourbon County, KS (there are 3 private schools, serving 239 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Bourbon County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Bourbon County, KS are West Bourbon Elementary School, Eugene Ware Elementary School and Fort Scott Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bourbon County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Bourbon County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Bourbon County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Bourbon Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
602 Fifth Street
Uniontown, KS 66779
(620) 756-4335
Grades: PK-6
| 272 students
Rank: #22.
Eugene Ware Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E Third
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-3380
Grades: 3-5
| 357 students
Rank: #33.
Fort Scott Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1105 E 12th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-3262
Grades: 6-8
| 442 students
Rank: #44.
Fort Scott Sr High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 S Main
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 563 students
Rank: #55.
Uniontown High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Fifth Street
Uniontown, KS 66779
(620) 756-4301
Grades: 7-12
| 205 students
Rank: n/an/a
424 S. Main Street
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-0800
Grades: K-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
316 W Tenth St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-0450
Grades: PK-2
| 467 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bourbon County, KS

Bourbon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
409 South Judson
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-8965
Grades: PK
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Bourbon County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Bourbon County, KS include West Bourbon Elementary School, Eugene Ware Elementary School and Fort Scott Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Bourbon County, KS?
7 public schools are located in Bourbon County, KS.
What percentage of students in Bourbon County, KS go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Bourbon County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Bourbon County, KS?
Bourbon County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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