Great Bend School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,739 students in Great Bend School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Great Bend School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Great Bend School District are Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School and Eisenhower Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Great Bend School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Great Bend School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,311 Schools
# Students
2,739 Students
476,419 Students
# Teachers
221 Teachers
34,093 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Great Bend 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 85-89% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#171 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Great Bend  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Great Bend  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)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Great Bend  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
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Great Bend  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.56
# American Indian Students
19 Students
3,691 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
13,470 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
955 Students
98,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
20%
# Black Students
30 Students
32,276 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,646 Students
300,604 Students
% White Students
60%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,026 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
81 Students
27,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
48
16,833
# Students in K Grade:
182
32,393
# Students in 1st Grade:
186
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
174
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
217
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
177
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
191
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
208
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
243
37,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
257
37,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
243
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
204
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
189
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
220
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,666

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,939 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 $14,477 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
$46 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Great Bend  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$40 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Great Bend  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,939
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Great Bend  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
$14,477
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Great Bend  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 Great Bend School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2716 24th
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1502
Grades: PK-6
| 288 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5630 Broadway
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1503
Grades: PK-6
| 251 students
Rank: #33.
Eisenhower Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1212 Garfield
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1501
Grades: PK-6
| 310 students
Rank: #44.
Park Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 Williams
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1505
Grades: PK-6
| 210 students
Rank: #55.
Great Bend Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1919 Harrison
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1510
Grades: 7-8
| 500 students
Rank: #66.
Riley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 10th
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1506
Grades: PK-6
| 324 students
Rank: #77.
Great Bend High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2027 Morton
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1521
Grades: 9-12
| 856 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Great Bend
  • 201 S. Patton Road, Great Bend, KS, 67530-4613
  • (620) 793-1500
  • usd428.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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