Morris County School District

17 South Wood Street
Council Grove, KS 66846
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 782 students in Morris County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Morris County School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 33% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% 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
3 Schools
1,355 Schools
# Students
782 Students
479,114 Students
# Teachers
64 Teachers
34,544 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Morris County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#87 out of 286 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Morris County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morris 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 2021-22 school year data.
32%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morris 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Morris County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of KS by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Morris County  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.21
0.56
# American Indian Students
4 Students
3,519 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
50 Students
99,984 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
21%
# Black Students
1 Student
31,832 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
692 Students
301,037 Students
% White Students
89%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
35 Students
28,533 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
53
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
40
34,048
# Students in 1st Grade:
58
33,123
# Students in 2nd Grade:
51
33,874
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
34,011
# Students in 4th Grade:
51
34,638
# Students in 5th Grade:
59
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
51
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
58
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
62
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
67
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
49
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
59
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
57
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,706 is higher than the state median of $16,226. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,767 is less than the state median of $17,139. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$15 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Morris 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
$13 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Morris 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
$18,706
$16,226
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Morris 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
$16,767
$17,139
This chart display average spending per public school student in Morris 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 Morris County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prairie Heights Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 Center Street
Alta Vista, KS 66834
(785) 499-6313
Grades: K-6
| 76 students
Rank: #22.
Council Grove Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
706 East Main Street
Council Grove, KS 66846
(620) 767-6851
Grades: PK-6
| 354 students
Rank: #33.
Council Grove Junior Senior High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
129 Hockaday St.
Council Grove, KS 66846
(620) 767-5149
Grades: 7-12
| 352 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Morris County School District?
Morris County School District manages 3 public schools serving 782 students.
What is the rank of Morris County School District?
Morris County School District is ranked #100 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Morris County School District?
89% of Morris County School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Morris County School District?
Morris County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Morris County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,767 is less than the state median of $17,139. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 782 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30% in KS)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 20%)
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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