Top 5 Best Thomas County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,196 students in Thomas County, KS (there are 1 private school, serving 113 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Thomas County, KS are educated in public schools compared to the KS state average of 92%. Thomas County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
The top ranked public schools in Thomas County, KS are Brewster High School, Golden Plains High School and Colby Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Thomas County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Thomas County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Thomas County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Brewster High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
127 Kansas Avenue
Brewster, KS 67732
(785) 694-2236
Grades: 9-12
| 45 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Golden Plains High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
335 School Street
Rexford, KS 67753
(785) 687-3265
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
Rank: #33.
Colby Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 N Grant Ave
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-5100
Grades: PK-4
| 391 students
Rank: #44.
Colby Senior High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1890 S Franklin Ave
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 252 students
Rank: #55.
Brewster Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
127 Kansas Avenue
Brewster, KS 67732
(785) 694-2236
Grades: PK-8
| 103 students
Rank: #66.
Colby Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
750 W Third St
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-5200
Grades: 5-8
| 310 students
Rank: #77.
Golden Plains Middle School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
335 School Street
Rexford, KS 67753
(785) 687-3265
Grades: 6-8
| 37 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Thomas County, KS

Thomas County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
710 West Third Str
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-5000
Grades: 8
| n/a students

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