South Barber School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 2 public schools in South Barber School District, serving 248 students. South Barber School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
  • Public schools in South Barber School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kansas.
  • The top ranked public schools in South Barber School District are South Barber Pre-k-6 and South Barber 7-12. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameSouth Barber School District
School District Phone Number(833) 722-7237
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KS)
# of Schools2 Schools1,320 Schools
# of Students248 Students490,702 Students
# of Teachers22 Teachers34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1

District Comparison

  • South Barber School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 60-79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#41 out of 286 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Barber  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Barber  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Barber  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Barber  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.210.54
# of American Indian Students1 Student4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student13,924 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students16 Students96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
20%
# of Black Students3 Students33,739 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# of White Students220 Students315,772 Students
% White Students
89%
64%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a937 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students7 Students25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2218,630
# of Students in Kindergarten:1935,465
# of Students in 1st Grade:2535,410
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2336,289
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2236,729
# of Students in 4th Grade:1737,562
# of Students in 5th Grade:1837,566
# of Students in 6th Grade:1536,694
# of Students in 7th Grade:736,111
# of Students in 8th Grade:1636,173
# of Students in 9th Grade:1637,382
# of Students in 10th Grade:1435,769
# of Students in 11th Grade:2134,526
# of Students in 12th Grade:1333,966
# of Ungraded Students: - 2,430

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,355 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,694. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,956 is less than the state median of $14,025. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (KS)
Total Revenue$3 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Barber  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$4 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of South Barber  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,355$14,694
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Barber  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,956$14,025
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Barber  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

South Barber School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • South Barber Pre-k-6 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    913 Main
    Kiowa, KS 67070
    (620) 825-4114

    Grades: PK-6 | 161 students
  • South Barber 7-12 Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1220 N. 8th Street
    Kiowa, KS 67070
    (620) 825-4214

    Grades: 7-12 | 87 students
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