Top 10 Best Ellis County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,790 students in Ellis County, KS (there are 4 private schools, serving 727 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in Ellis County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Ellis County, KS are Kathryn O'loughlin Mccarthy Elementary School, Woodrow Wilson Elementary School and Roosevelt Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ellis County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Ellis County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Ellis County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kathryn O'loughlin Mccarthy Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1401 Hall
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2510
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #22.
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 E 28th
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2550
Grades: K-5
| 387 students
Rank: #33.
Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2000 Macarthur
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2520
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #44.
Victoria Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
602 10th Street
Victoria, KS 67671
(785) 735-2870
Grades: PK-6
| 174 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1906 Ash
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #66.
Hays Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 W. 29th
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2450
Grades: 6-8
| 741 students
Rank: #77.
Hays High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2300 E 13th
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 891 students
Rank: #88.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 East 13th
Ellis, KS 67637
(785) 726-3136
Grades: PK-6
| 143 students
Rank: #99.
Ellis Jr/sr High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1706 S Monroe
Ellis, KS 67637
(785) 726-3151
Grades: 7-12
| 182 students
Rank: #1010.
Victoria Junior-senior High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1107 10th St.
Victoria, KS 67671
(785) 735-9211
Grades: 7-12
| 115 students
Rank: n/an/a
Learning Center
201 E 7th St
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ellis County, KS

Ellis County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1309 Fort
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2470
Grades: 6-8
| 232 students
892 Munjor Main
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2630
Grades: K-5
| 33 students
1107 10th St
Victoria, KS 67671
(785) 735-9211
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
305 Main
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 623-2540
Grades: PK-5
| 129 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Ellis County, KS?
How many public schools are located in Ellis County, KS?
11 public schools are located in Ellis County, KS.
What percentage of students in Ellis County, KS go to public school?
84% of all K-12 students in Ellis County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ellis County, KS?
Ellis County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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