Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 3,185 students in Jefferson County, KS.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, KS are Jefferson West Elementary School, Oskaloosa Elementary School and Jefferson County North Elem/middle. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Jefferson County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson West Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 Main Street
Meriden, KS 66512
(785) 484-2455
Grades: PK-4
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Oskaloosa Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
404 Park Street
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
(785) 863-2254
Grades: PK-6
| 323 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Jefferson County North Elem/middle
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Charger Lane
Nortonville, KS 66060
(913) 886-3870
Grades: PK-8
| 314 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Mclouth Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
217 Summit Street
Mc Louth, KS 66054
(913) 796-6152
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson West Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
210 N Miller
Meriden, KS 66512
(785) 484-2900
Grades: 5-8
| 247 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Jefferson West High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
619 Condray St
Meriden, KS 66512
(785) 484-3331
Grades: 9-12
| 257 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Perry Lecompton High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Lecompton Rd
Perry, KS 66073
(785) 597-5124
Grades: 9-12
| 261 students
Rank: #88.
Valley Falls Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Oak Street
Valley Falls, KS 66088
(785) 945-3221
Grades: PK-8
| 286 students
Rank: #99.
Perry-lecompton Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
408 Lecompton Rd
Perry, KS 66073
(785) 597-5159
Grades: 5-8
| 228 students
Rank: #1010.
Jefferson Co North High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
302 5th Street
Winchester, KS 66097
(913) 774-8515
Grades: 9-12
| 130 students
Rank: #1111.
Oskaloosa Jr-sr High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Park Street
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
(785) 863-2281
Grades: 7-12
| 265 students
Rank: #1212.
Mclouth Middle School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Summit Street
Mc Louth, KS 66054
(913) 796-6122
Grades: 6-8
| 82 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Mclouth High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Summit Street
Mc Louth, KS 66054
(913) 796-6122
Grades: 9-12
| 159 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Valley Falls High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Elm Street
Valley Falls, KS 66088
(785) 945-3229
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jefferson County, KS

Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3851 South St
Grantville, KS 66429
(785) 246-3212
Grades: PK
| 23 students
500 East Sunflower
Ozawkie, KS 66070
(785) 876-2110
Grades: 4-5
| n/a students
404 Park Street
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
(785) 863-3237
Grades: 6-8
| 126 students
405 Cedar St
Perry, KS 66073
(785) 597-5156
Grades: PK-4
| 178 students
P.o. Box 7
Winchester, KS 66097
(785) 746-5766
Grades: 5-7
| 2 students
Po Box 347
Perry, KS 66073
(785) 597-5905
Grades: 5
| 72 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, KS include Jefferson West Elementary School, Oskaloosa Elementary School and Jefferson County North Elem/middle.
How many public schools are located in Jefferson County, KS?
14 public schools are located in Jefferson County, KS.
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson County, KS?
Jefferson County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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