Great Bend School District

201 S. Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530-4613
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,745 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 25% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,356 Schools
# Students
2,745 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
214 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#197 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Great Bend  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
25%
28%
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 2020-21 school year data.
30%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
93%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.56
# American Indian Students
23 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
4 Students
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,005 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
21%
# Black Students
27 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
1,597 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
58%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
86 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
101
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
196
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
184
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
184
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
169
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
214
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
171
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
186
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
240
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
240
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
248
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
233
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
205
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
174
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,700 is higher 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 $15,970 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
$49 MM
$7,774 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$44 MM
$8,211 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,700
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Great Bend  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
$15,970
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Great Bend  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 Great Bend School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2716 24th
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1502
Grades: PK-6
| 300 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5630 Broadway
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1503
Grades: PK-6
| 230 students
Rank: #33.
Park Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1801 Williams
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1505
Grades: PK-6
| 224 students
Rank: #44.
Eisenhower Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1212 Garfield
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1501
Grades: PK-6
| 336 students
Rank: #55.
Great Bend Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1919 Harrison
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1510
Grades: 7-8
| 480 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Great Bend High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2027 Morton
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1521
Grades: 9-12
| 860 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Riley Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 10th
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 793-1506
Grades: PK-6
| 315 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Great Bend School District?
Great Bend School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,745 students.
What is the rank of Great Bend School District?
Great Bend School District is ranked #199 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. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Great Bend School District?
58% of Great Bend School District students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Great Bend School District?
Great Bend School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Great Bend School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,970 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: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,745 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 93% (Top 10% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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