Southern Lyon County School District

100 Commercial St.; Ste. A
Hartford, KS 66854
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 557 students in Southern Lyon County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Southern Lyon County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% 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
4 Schools
1,356 Schools
# Students
557 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
46 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Southern Lyon County 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#82 out of 286 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Southern Lyon County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
34%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Lyon 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 2020-21 school year data.
39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Lyon 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 2020-21 school year data.
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Southern Lyon County  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.15
0.56
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
33 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
21%
# Black Students
2 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
512 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
92%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
62
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
47
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
32
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
31
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
36
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
34
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
47
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
30
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
37
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
41
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
38
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
40
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
41
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
2
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,260 is higher than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $40,585 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$10 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Southern Lyon 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
$23 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Southern Lyon 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
$17,260
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Southern Lyon 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
$40,585
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Southern Lyon 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 Southern Lyon County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Olpe Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
314 W Listerscheid
Olpe, KS 66865
(620) 475-3277
Grades: PK-6
| 180 students
Rank: #22.
Olpe Jr./sr. High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
220 W Listerscheid St
Olpe, KS 66865
(620) 475-3223
Grades: 7-12
| 139 students
Rank: #33.
Neosho Rapids Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
240 N. Commercial
Neosho Rapids, KS 66864
(620) 342-7783
Grades: PK-5
| 128 students
Rank: #44.
Hartford Jr./sr. High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Commercial St
Hartford, KS 66854
(620) 392-5515
Grades: 6-12
| 110 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Southern Lyon County School District?
Southern Lyon County School District manages 4 public schools serving 557 students.
What is the rank of Southern Lyon County School District?
Southern Lyon County School District is ranked #84 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Southern Lyon County School District?
92% of Southern Lyon County School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Southern Lyon County School District?
Southern Lyon County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Southern Lyon County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $40,585 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 34% (Top 30%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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