Otis-bison Junior/senior High School

  • Otis-bison Junior/senior High School serves 95 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Otis-bison Junior/senior High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Otis-bison Junior/senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Otis-bison Junior/senior High School's student population of 95 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Otis-bison Junior/senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Otis-bison Junior/senior High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#936 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
90%
64%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.190.54
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Graduation Rate≥80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOtis-Bison School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Otis-bison Junior/senior High School is Southwinds Academy (0.0 miles away)
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