302 S Jefferson
Protection, KS 67127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Central Middle School serves 65 students in grades 6-8.
South Central Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Central Middle School's student population of 65 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

South Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 South Central Middle School is 0.25, 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
#798 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
86%
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
0.25
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 65 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25

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