Southwinds Academy

301 W. Eagle Street
Otis, KS 67565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwinds Academy serves 46 students in grades 3-12.
Southwinds Academy 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 ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Enrollment: 46 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southwinds Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Southwinds Academy's student population of 46 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 3-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
46 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (19-20)
1 teacher
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Southwinds Academy 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 Southwinds Academy is 0.47, 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
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#872 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
21%
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Black
17%
6%
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White
70%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwinds Academy's ranking?
Southwinds Academy is ranked #872 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Southwinds Academy?
The graduation rate of Southwinds Academy is 40-59%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Southwinds Academy?
46 students attend Southwinds Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Southwinds Academy students are White, 17% of students are Black, and 13% of students are Hispanic.
What grades does Southwinds Academy offer ?
Southwinds Academy offers enrollment in grades 3-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Southwinds Academy part of?
Southwinds Academy is part of Otis-Bison School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Enrollment: 46 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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