Southwestern Heights Jr/sr High School

17222 Mustang Drive
Kismet, KS 67859
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwestern Heights Jr/sr High School serves 338 students in grades 6-12.
Southwestern Heights Jr/sr 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Southwestern Heights Jr/sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Southwestern Heights Jr/sr High School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwestern Heights Jr/sr High 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 Southwestern Heights Jr/sr High School is 0.44, 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 Data
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1152 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
69%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
30%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Top 50%)

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