Dexter School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 174 students in Dexter 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 Dexter School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dexter School District are Dexter Elementary School and Dexter High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dexter School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dexter 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dexter School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
174 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
17 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Dexter 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#41 out of 286 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dexter  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dexter  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dexter  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dexter  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
3 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
20%
# Black Students
n/a
33,739 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
164 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
94%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
12
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
13
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
6
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
13
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
16
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
12
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
16
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
15
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
18
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
8
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
13
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
16
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
10
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
6
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,931 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,908 is less than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$2 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dexter  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$2 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Dexter  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,931
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dexter  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,908
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dexter  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Dexter School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dexter Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
311 N. Main
Dexter, KS 67038
(620) 876-5415
Grades: PK-5
| 88 students
Rank: #22.
Dexter High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
311 N. Main
Dexter, KS 67038
(620) 876-5415
Grades: 6-12
| 86 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.11

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