Central Plains School District

600 S. Main
Holyrood, KS 67450-0168
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Central Plains School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 492 students in Central Plains School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Central Plains School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,355 Schools
# Students
492 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
48 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Central Plains School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#33 out of 286 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Central Plains  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Plains  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Plains  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central Plains  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.19
0.56
# American Indian Students
10 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
21 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
21%
# Black Students
2 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
443 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
90%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
16 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
55
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
44
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
44
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
36
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
42
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
26
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
25
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
39
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
34
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
34
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
48
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
22
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
25
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
18
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $7,147 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has declined by 54% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,110 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has declined by 53% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$10 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Central Plains  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$10 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Central Plains  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$7,147
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central Plains  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$7,110
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central Plains  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Central Plains School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Plains Elementary School - Holyrood
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 S. Main St.
Holyrood, KS 67450
(785) 252-3666
Grades: PK-6
| 221 students
Rank: #22.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3009 Ave. D
Wilson, KS 67490
(785) 658-3555
Grades: PK-6
| 90 students
Rank: #33.
Wilson Junior/senior High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3005 Ave. D
Wilson, KS 67490
(785) 658-2202
Grades: 7-12
| 63 students
Rank: #44.
Central Plains Jr. Sr. High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Albro
Claflin, KS 67525
(620) 587-3801
Grades: 7-12
| 118 students
Rank: n/an/a
600 S Main
Langlois, OR 97450
(785) 252-3695
Grades: 6-12
| 846 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Central Plains School District?
Central Plains School District manages 5 public schools serving 492 students.
What is the rank of Central Plains School District?
Central Plains School District is ranked #35 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Central Plains School District?
90% of Central Plains School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Central Plains School District?
Central Plains School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Central Plains School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $7,110 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has declined by 53% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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