Top 10 Best Harvey County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 5,394 students in Harvey County, KS (there are 2 private schools, serving 243 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Harvey County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Harvey County, KS are Hesston Elementary School, Burrton Elementary School and Hesston Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Harvey County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Harvey County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Harvey County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hesston Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
300 E Amos
Hesston, KS 67062
(620) 327-7102
Grades: PK-4
| 304 students
Rank: #22.
Burrton Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 E Lincoln Ave.
Burrton, KS 67020
(620) 463-3820
Grades: PK-5
| 74 students
Rank: #33.
Hesston Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 N Ridge Road
Hesston, KS 67062
(620) 327-7111
Grades: 5-8
| 286 students
Rank: #44.
R L Wright Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 W 4th St
Sedgwick, KS 67135
(316) 772-5783
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #55.
South Breeze Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1020 Old Main
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6560
Grades: PK-4
| 321 students
Rank: #66.
Hesston High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 N Ridge Road
Hesston, KS 67062
(620) 327-7122
Grades: 9-12
| 260 students
Rank: #77.
Walton Rural Life Center
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
502 Main
Walton, KS 67151
(620) 837-3161
Grades: K-4
| 158 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Northridge Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1900 Windsor Dr.
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6540
Grades: PK-4
| 303 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Sunset Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
619 Boyd
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6570
Grades: K-4
| 212 students
Rank: #1010.
Halstead Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
221 West 6th Street
Halstead, KS 67056
(316) 835-2694
Grades: 4-8
| 374 students
Rank: #1111.
Sedgwick High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 W 4th St
Sedgwick, KS 67135
(316) 772-5783
Grades: 7-12
| 220 students
Rank: #1212.
Slate Creek Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 E. 4th
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6550
Grades: K-4
| 272 students
Rank: #1313.
Santa Fe 5/6 Center
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
130 W. Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6270
Grades: 5-6
| 487 students
Rank: #1414.
Opportunity Academy
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 West Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6590
Grades: 7-12
| 50 students
Rank: #1515.
Halstead High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
521 West 6th Street
Halstead, KS 67056
(316) 835-2682
Grades: 9-12
| 230 students
Rank: #1616.
Chisholm Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E. First
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6260
Grades: 7-8
| 482 students
Rank: #1717.
Newton Sr High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
900 West 12th
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6280
Grades: 8-12
| 961 students
Rank: #1818.
Burrton Ms/hs
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
105 E Lincoln
Burrton, KS 67020
(620) 463-3820
Grades: 6-12
| 114 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Harvey County, KS

Harvey County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
E3 (Entrepreheniel Ed. Enterprise) (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
Charter School
900 W. 12th
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6280
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Eby Learning Center I (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
900 W 12th
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6280
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students
900 West Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 283-1950
Grades: 5-8
| 5 students
130 West Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6270
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Harvey County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Harvey County, KS include Hesston Elementary School, Burrton Elementary School and Hesston Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Harvey County, KS?
18 public schools are located in Harvey County, KS.
What percentage of students in Harvey County, KS go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Harvey County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Harvey County, KS?
Harvey County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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