Wabaunsee Junior High School

112 Elm
Paxico, KS 66526
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 75 students in grades 6-8, Wabaunsee Junior High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 10% in KS
  • : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Wabaunsee Junior High School's student population of 75 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
75 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Wabaunsee Junior High School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,280 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wabaunsee Junior High School is 0.27, 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.
This School
State Level (KS)
#84 out of 1280 schools
(Top 10%)
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60-64%
29%
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50-54%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
11%
21%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
85%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wabaunsee Junior High School's ranking?
Wabaunsee Junior High School is ranked #84 out of 1,280 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% KS state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% KS state average).
How many students attend Wabaunsee Junior High School?
75 students attend Wabaunsee Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Wabaunsee Junior High School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wabaunsee Junior High School?
Wabaunsee Junior High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Wabaunsee Junior High School offer ?
Wabaunsee Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Wabaunsee Junior High School part of?
Wabaunsee Junior High School is part of Wabaunsee School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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