Ulysses School District

111 S. Baughman
Ulysses, KS 67880-2402
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,513 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 13% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,355 Schools
# Students
1,513 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
104 Teachers
34,559 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
#281 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ulysses  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
14%
28%
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 2020-21 school year data.
19%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.56
# American Indian Students
22 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,030 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
68%
21%
# Black Students
8 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
406 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
27%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
41 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
70
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
102
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
109
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
121
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
94
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
104
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
98
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
123
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
121
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
118
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
126
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
109
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
108
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
89
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
21
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,748 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,977 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$7,774 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$20 MM
$8,211 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,748
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ulysses  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
$12,977
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ulysses  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 Ulysses School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sullivan Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 W. Nebraska
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-1742
Grades: 3-5
| 296 students
Rank: #22.
Kepley Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
113 N Colorado
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-3025
Grades: 6-8
| 362 students
Rank: #33.
Ulysses High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 N Mccall
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-1380
Grades: 9-12
| 432 students
Rank: n/an/a
810 N Missouri
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-3919
Grades: PK-2
| 402 students
111 S. Baughman
Ulysses, KS 67880
(620) 356-3655
Grades: 7-12
| 21 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Ulysses School District?
Ulysses School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,513 students.
What is the rank of Ulysses School District?
Ulysses School District is ranked #279 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (bottom 50%) 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: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Ulysses School District?
68% of Ulysses School District students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Ulysses School District?
Ulysses School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Ulysses School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,977 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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