Palco High School

502 Ash Street
Palco, KS 67657
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Palco High School serves 28 students in grades 9-12.
Palco High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Palco High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Palco High School's student population of 28 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Rankings

Palco High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palco High School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank
#220 out of 1265 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
82%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.320.54
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalco School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palco High School is Plainville High School (14.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Palco Junior High School (5.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palco Palco Junior High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 24 students
    5.0 miles
    502 Ash
    Palco, KS 67657
    (785) 737-4645
    5 6-8 24
  • Damar Damar Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 62 students
    5.2 miles
    402 3rd Street
    Damar, KS 67632
    (785) 839-4265
    5.2 PK-5 62
  • Plainville Plainville Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 174 students
    14.4 miles
    203 Se Cardinal Avenue
    Plainville, KS 67663
    (785) 434-4508
    14.4 PK-6 174
  • Plainville Plainville High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 199 students
    14.4 miles
    202 Se Cardinal Avenue
    Plainville, KS 67663
    (785) 434-4547
    14.4 7-12 199
  • Hill City Hill City Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 240 students
    17.1 miles
    216 N 4th Ave
    Hill City, KS 67642
    (785) 421-3425
    17.1 PK-6 240

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