Top 10 Best Crawford County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 6,080 students in Crawford County, KS (there are 3 private schools, serving 826 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Crawford County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Crawford County, KS are R V Haderlein Elementary School, Frank Layden Elementary School and Geo E Nettels Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Crawford County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Crawford County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Crawford County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
R V Haderlein Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
520 W. Prairie
Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-4327
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #22.
Frank Layden Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 E Lanyon
Frontenac, KS 66763
(620) 231-7790
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #33.
Geo E Nettels Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2012 South Homer
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3160
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #44.
Girard High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
415 North Summit
Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-4326
Grades: 9-12
| 328 students
Rank: #55.
Lakeside Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
709 South College
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3140
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #66.
Frontenac Jr. High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
208 S. Cayuga
Frontenac, KS 66763
(620) 232-6370
Grades: 6-8
| 218 students
Rank: #77.
Frontenac Sr. High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 S. Crawford
Frontenac, KS 66763
(620) 231-7550
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #88.
Westside Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
430 West 5th
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3170
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #99.
Girard Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 North Summit
Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-4114
Grades: 6-8
| 214 students
Rank: #1010.
Pittsburg Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 N. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3240
Grades: 6-8
| 740 students
Rank: #1111.
Meadowlark Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1602 East 20th
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3130
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #1212.
Pittsburg High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1978 East 4th
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 994 students
Rank: #1313.
North East High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1003 E South Street
Arma, KS 66712
(620) 347-4115
Grades: 9-12
| 132 students
Rank: #1414.
Southeast Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
206 W Magnolia
Cherokee, KS 66724
(620) 457-8315
Grades: 5-8
| 134 students
Rank: #1515.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 North West Street
Arma, KS 66712
(620) 347-8461
Grades: PK-8
| 337 students
Rank: #1616.
Southeast High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
126 W 400 Hwy
Cherokee, KS 66724
(620) 457-8365
Grades: 9-12
| 150 students
Rank: n/an/a
1003 E South Street
Arma, KS 66712
(620) 347-4115
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Crawford County, KS

Crawford County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
208 S Cayuga
Frontenac, KS 66763
(620) 231-7550
Grades: 6-12
| 400 students
403 Brunetti Drive
Mc Cune, KS 66753
(620) 632-4217
Grades: K-6
| 39 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Crawford County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Crawford County, KS include R V Haderlein Elementary School, Frank Layden Elementary School and Geo E Nettels Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Crawford County, KS?
17 public schools are located in Crawford County, KS.
What percentage of students in Crawford County, KS go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Crawford County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Crawford County, KS?
Crawford County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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