Dighton School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public elementary school serving 157 students in Dighton School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Kansas.
Public Elementary School in Dighton School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Kansas public elementary school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 39% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary school in Dighton School District is Dighton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public elementary school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Dighton School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
1 School
969 Schools
# Students
157 Students
318,494 Students
# Teachers
10 Teachers
23,152 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Dighton School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#131 out of 286 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dighton  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dighton  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)
30-34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dighton  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
≥80%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dighton  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.06
0.56
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
9,048 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
4 Students
65,884 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
20%
# Black Students
1 Student
21,617 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
152 Students
199,945 Students
% White Students
97%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
737 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
18,893 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
30
16,643
# Students in K Grade:
25
32,203
# Students in 1st Grade:
17
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
23
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
22
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
15
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
10
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
15
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
27,702
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
27,480
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,462
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,554
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,643
# Ungraded Students:
-
330

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,968 is higher than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,888 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$4 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dighton  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$4 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Dighton  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,968
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dighton  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,888
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dighton  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dighton School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dighton Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
320 E James
Dighton, KS 67839
(620) 397-5319
Grades: PK-6
| 157 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dighton School District
  • 710 E Lincoln St, Dighton, KS, 67839-0878
  • (620) 397-2835
  • usd482.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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