Shawnee Heights High School

4201 Se Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Shawnee Heights High School serves 1,313 students in grades 9-12.
Shawnee Heights 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 28% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Shawnee Heights High School's student population of 1,313 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Shawnee Heights High 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 Shawnee Heights High School is 0.55, 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
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#885 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
21%
21%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
63%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
94%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shawnee Heights High School's ranking?
Shawnee Heights High School is ranked #885 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Shawnee Heights High School often compared to?
Shawnee Heights High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Washburn Rural High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Shawnee Heights High School?
The graduation rate of Shawnee Heights High School is 94%, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Shawnee Heights High School?
1,313 students attend Shawnee Heights High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Shawnee Heights High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shawnee Heights High School?
Shawnee Heights High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Shawnee Heights High School offer ?
Shawnee Heights High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Shawnee Heights High School part of?
Shawnee Heights High School is part of Shawnee Heights School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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