Kepley Middle School

113 N Colorado
Ulysses, KS 67880
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Kepley Middle School serves 362 students in grades 6-8.
Kepley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kepley Middle School's student population of 362 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Kepley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Kepley Middle School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1184 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
73%
21%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
21%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kepley Middle School's ranking?
Kepley Middle School is ranked #1184 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Kepley Middle School?
362 students attend Kepley Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Kepley Middle School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 4% 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 Kepley Middle School?
Kepley Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Kepley Middle School offer ?
Kepley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Kepley Middle School part of?
Kepley Middle School is part of Ulysses School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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