Dodge City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,180 students in Dodge City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Dodge City School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dodge City School District are Miller Elementary School, Northwest Elementary School and Soule Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dodge City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dodge City 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
12 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
7,180 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
440 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Dodge City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 91% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#270 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dodge City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dodge City  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)
20%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dodge City  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
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dodge City  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.54
# American Indian Students
23 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
72 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,692 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
79%
20%
# Black Students
104 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
1,176 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
16%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
113 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
429
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
544
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
542
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
540
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
575
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
546
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
535
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
514
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
493
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
500
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
519
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
482
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
429
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
496
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
36
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,491 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,023 is less than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$97 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dodge City  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
$94 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Dodge City  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
$13,491
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dodge City  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
$13,023
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dodge City  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 Dodge City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Miller Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Avenue G
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 861 students
Rank: #22.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2100 6th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2115
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #33.
Soule Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Soule Street
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2116
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #44.
Wilroads Gardens Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11558 E Main Rd
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2101
Grades: K-5
| 130 students
Rank: #55.
Ross Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3001 6th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2103
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #66.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
511 Sunnyside St
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2112
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #77.
Central Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Central Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2104
Grades: K-5
| 261 students
Rank: #88.
Comanche Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 First Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 371-1100
Grades: 6-8
| 743 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Beeson Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 W Beeson Rd
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2113
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Linn Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 W Linn St
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2114
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1111.
Dodge City Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Sixth Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 764 students
Rank: #1212.
Dodge City High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Ross Blvd.
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 471-2110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,962 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dodge City
  • 1000 Second Ave, Dodge City, KS, 67801-0460
  • (620) 371-1070
  • usd443.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 20% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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