Sterling Junior High/senior High School

308 E Washington
Sterling, KS 67579
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 216 students in grades 7-12, Sterling Junior High/senior High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sterling Junior High/senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Sterling Junior High/senior High School's student population of 216 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Sterling Junior High/senior High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sterling Junior High/senior High School is 0.21, 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)
#353 out of 1264 schools
(Top 30%)
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40-44%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sterling Junior High/senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40-44%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sterling Junior High/senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
21%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
89%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.21
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≥90%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Sterling Junior High/senior High School and public school graduation rate of Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
10%
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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 Sterling Junior High/senior High School's ranking?
Sterling Junior High/senior High School is ranked #353 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Sterling Junior High/senior High School often compared to?
Sterling Junior High/senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lyons High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sterling Junior High/senior High School?
The graduation rate of Sterling Junior High/senior High School is 90%, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Sterling Junior High/senior High School?
216 students attend Sterling Junior High/senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Sterling Junior High/senior High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sterling Junior High/senior High School?
Sterling Junior High/senior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sterling Junior High/senior High School offer ?
Sterling Junior High/senior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Sterling Junior High/senior High School part of?
Sterling Junior High/senior High School is part of Sterling School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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