Top 5 Best Brown County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,501 students in Brown County, KS.
The top ranked public schools in Brown County, KS are Hiawatha Elementary School, Horton Elementary School and Hiawatha Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brown County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Brown County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Brown County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hiawatha Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Miami
Hiawatha, KS 66434
(785) 742-7181
Grades: PK-4
| 359 students
Rank: #22.
Horton Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 E 16th
Horton, KS 66439
(785) 486-2616
Grades: PK-4
| 209 students
Rank: #33.
Hiawatha Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
307 South Morrill Ave
Hiawatha, KS 66434
(785) 742-4172
Grades: 5-8
| 296 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Everest Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
221 South 7th
Everest, KS 66424
(785) 548-7536
Grades: 5-8
| 155 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Hiawatha Sr High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Red Hawk Drive
Hiawatha, KS 66434
(785) 742-3312
Grades: 9-12
| 274 students
Rank: #66.
Horton High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1120 First Ave East
Horton, KS 66439
(785) 486-2151
Grades: 9-12
| 159 students
Rank: n/an/a
400 First St
Powhattan, KS 66527
(785) 474-3365
Grades: K-12
| 49 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Brown County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Brown County, KS include Hiawatha Elementary School, Horton Elementary School and Hiawatha Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Brown County, KS?
7 public schools are located in Brown County, KS.
What is the racial composition of students in Brown County, KS?
Brown County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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