Graham County School District

117 N. 3rd Ave
Hill City, KS 67642-0309
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 402 students in Graham County 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 Graham County School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,356 Schools
# Students
402 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
32 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Graham County 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has increased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#235 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Graham County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Graham County  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 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Graham County  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 2020-21 school year data.
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Graham County  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.56
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
23 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
21%
# Black Students
2 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
347 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
86%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
29 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
32
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
31
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
22
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
21
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
36
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
31
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
22
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
34
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
28
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
30
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
27
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
33
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
31
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
24
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,475 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,975 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$6 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Graham County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$6 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Graham County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,475
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Graham County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,975
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Graham County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Graham County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hill City Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
216 N 4th Ave
Hill City, KS 67642
(785) 421-3425
Grades: PK-6
| 229 students
Rank: #22.
Hill City Junior-senior High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Ringneck Drive
Hill City, KS 67642
(785) 421-2117
Grades: 7-12
| 173 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Graham County School District?
Graham County School District manages 2 public schools serving 402 students.
What is the rank of Graham County School District?
Graham County School District is ranked #263 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Graham County School District?
86% of Graham County School District students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Graham County School District?
Graham County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Graham County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,975 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 80-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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