Western Plains South Elem/jr High School

310 W. Burgess
Bazine, KS 67516
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Western Plains South Elem/jr High School serves 27 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Western Plains South Elem/jr High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Western Plains South Elem/jr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Western Plains South Elem/jr High School's student population of 27 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Western Plains South Elem/jr High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Western Plains South Elem/jr High School is 0.50, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#249 out of 1265 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
56%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
44%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.500.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern Plains School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Western Plains South Elem/jr High School is Ness City High School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ness City Elementary School (11.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ness City Ness City Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 150 students
    11.1 miles
    500 E Chestnut
    Ness City, KS 67560
    (785) 798-2222
    11.1 PK-6 150
  • Ness City Ness City High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
    11.1 miles
    200 N 5th
    Ness City, KS 67560
    (785) 798-3991
    11.1 7-12 150
  • Ransom Western Plains North Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 31 students
    18.5 miles
    100 School St.
    Ransom, KS 67572
    (785) 731-2352
    18.5 PK-5 31
  • Ransom Western Plains High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 51 students
    18.7 miles
    100 School St.
    Ransom, KS 67572
    (785) 731-2352
    18.7 6-12 51
  • Rozel Pawnee Heights Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 136 students
    23.2 miles
    100 West Grand
    Rozel, KS 67574
    (620) 527-4211
    23.2 PK-12 136

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