Prairie Hills School District

1619 S. Old Hwy 75
Sabetha , KS 66534 - 2898
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 314 students in Prairie Hills School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in Kansas.
Public High Schools in Prairie Hills School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Kansas public high school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 29% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Prairie Hills School District are Axtell High School, Wetmore High School and Sabetha High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Prairie Hills School District have a Graduation Rate of 86%, which is equal to the Kansas average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sabetha High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public high school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
7 Schools
365 Schools
# Students
1,080 Students
161,625 Students
# Teachers
97 Teachers
10,940 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Prairie Hills School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 286 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Prairie Hills  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Hills  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Hills  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Prairie Hills  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.15
0.54
# American Indian Students
8 Students
1,463 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
4,472 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
21 Students
31,702 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
20%
# Black Students
11 Students
10,492 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
996 Students
104,907 Students
% White Students
92%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
306 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
39 Students
8,283 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
45
74
# Students in K Grade:
92
444
# Students in 1st Grade:
78
772
# Students in 2nd Grade:
80
890
# Students in 3rd Grade:
72
883
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
931
# Students in 5th Grade:
81
945
# Students in 6th Grade:
73
1,950
# Students in 7th Grade:
74
4,876
# Students in 8th Grade:
91
5,206
# Students in 9th Grade:
76
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
85
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
72
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
81
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,665

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,708 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,142 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$14 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Prairie Hills  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$13 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Prairie Hills  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,708
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Prairie Hills  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,142
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Prairie Hills  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Prairie Hills School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Axtell High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
504 Pine Street
Axtell, KS 66403
(785) 736-2237
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Wetmore High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
321 6th Street
Wetmore, KS 66550
(785) 866-2860
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
Rank: #33.
Sabetha High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1011 Bluejay Blvd
Sabetha, KS 66534
(785) 284-2155
Grades: 9-12
| 232 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • District size: 7
  • Enrollment: 1,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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