Best Public Schools in Zip Code 67530


Summary:

The 67530 zip code area in Kansas is home to 7 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, all part of the Great Bend school district. While the district as a whole is ranked 204 out of 269 in the state and has a 1-star rating, the data reveals significant disparities in academic performance among the schools in this area.

The standout school is Jefferson Elementary, which ranks 158 out of 660 Kansas elementary schools and earns a 4-star rating. Jefferson Elementary has the highest proficiency rates in both English Language Arts and Mathematics, significantly outperforming the district and state averages. In contrast, Riley Elementary has the lowest proficiency rates, with just 17.73% in ELA and 22.04% in Math, and the highest percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch at 91.84%.

The data suggests a potential correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, as well as racial disparities, with schools serving higher percentages of minority students generally performing worse. Additionally, the secondary schools in the area, Great Bend High School and Great Bend Middle School, also appear to be underperforming compared to state averages, indicating a need for a comprehensive examination of the Great Bend school system to address equity and opportunity gaps.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Kansas State Department of Education.

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