Top 10 Best Ford County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 7,756 students in Ford County, KS. Ford County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
The top ranked public schools in Ford County, KS are Spearville Elementary School, Miller Elementary School and Northwest Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ford County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Ford County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ford County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Spearville Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
105 E. Davis
Spearville, KS 67876
(620) 385-2556
Grades: PK-5
| 149 students
Rank: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
Spearville Jr/sr High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
305 E. Ave. B
Spearville, KS 67876
(620) 385-2631
Grades: 6-12
| 182 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
Bucklin Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
422 S Main
Bucklin, KS 67834
(620) 826-3828
Grades: PK-8
| 180 students
Rank: #99.
Bucklin High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
422 S Main
Bucklin, KS 67834
(620) 826-3241
Grades: 1-12
| 65 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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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