Top Ottawa County Public Schools

All
(6)
All
(6)
 
High
(3)
High
(3)
 
Middle
(3)
Middle
(3)
 
Elementary
(3)
Elementary
(3)
 
Pre-K
(3)
Pre-K
(3)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools in Ottawa County, KS, serving 1,219 students. Ottawa County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Ottawa County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Ottawa County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Kansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Ottawa County, KS are Tescott Elementary School, Minneapolis Elementary School and Bennington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Ottawa County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Tescott Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    305 N. Minnesota
    Tescott, KS 67484
    (785) 283-4774

    Grades: PK-6 | 86 students
  • Minneapolis Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    312 Delia Avenue
    Minneapolis, KS 67467
    (785) 392-2111

    Grades: PK-6 | 337 students
  • Bennington Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    223 N. Putnam
    Bennington, KS 67422
    (785) 488-3323

    Grades: PK-6 | 245 students
  • Minneapolis High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    602 Woodland Ave
    Minneapolis, KS 67467
    (785) 392-2113

    Grades: 7-12 | 275 students
  • Tescott Junior High/high School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    305 N. Minnesota
    Tescott, KS 67484
    (785) 283-4774

    Grades: 7-12 | 70 students
  • Bennington Junior High/high School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 N. Putnam
    Bennington, KS 67422
    (785) 488-3321

    Grades: 7-12 | 206 students
Recent Articles
Learn about why technical public high schools are earning attention for their unique career-training opportunities.
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Some educators and community leaders are pushing for more math and science at the high school level. Is the move really necessary and if so, how do schools get students more interested in these STEM subjects?