521 N. Main
Sharon Springs, KS 67758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sharon Springs Elementary School serves 140 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Sharon Springs Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sharon Springs Elementary School's student population of 140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Sharon Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sharon Springs Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
79%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Sharon Springs Elementary School?

140 students attend Sharon Springs Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Sharon Springs Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sharon Springs Elementary School?

Sharon Springs Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Sharon Springs Elementary School offer ?

Sharon Springs Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is Sharon Springs Elementary School part of?

Sharon Springs Elementary School is part of Wallace County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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