Ulysses School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,731 students in Ulysses School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Ulysses School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ulysses School District are Sullivan Elementary School, Kepley Middle School and Ulysses High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ulysses School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Ulysses School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
1,731 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
122 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Ulysses School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#283 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ulysses  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ulysses  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)
16%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ulysses  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
80-84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ulysses  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.54
# American Indian Students
71 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,133 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
20%
# Black Students
5 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
499 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
29%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
18 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
130
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
129
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
136
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
131
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
131
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
133
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
105
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
122
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
109
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
138
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
105
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
122
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
106
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
68
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,945 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,284 is less than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ulysses  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$20 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Ulysses  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,945
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ulysses  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,284
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ulysses  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Ulysses School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sullivan Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 W. Nebraska
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-1742
Grades: 3-5
| 395 students
Rank: #22.
Kepley Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
113 N Colorado
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-3025
Grades: 6-8
| 336 students
Rank: #33.
Ulysses High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 N Mccall
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-1380
Grades: 9-12
| 539 students
810 N Missouri
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-3919
Grades: PK-2
| 461 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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