PROFICIENCY 17% 55% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Fort Scott
25%Fort Scott

Fort Scott Sr High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fort Scott" in Fort Scott, KS. There are a total of 549 students and 43 teachers at Fort Scott Sr High, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 236 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Fort Scott Sr High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 55% lower than the Kansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch236
Reduced lunch59


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment27
Taking some courses25
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses8

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fort Scott Sr High, there are a total of 27 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 25 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School15-19%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Fort Scott Sr High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 90.4% 86.9% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 4.1% 3.8% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 1.2% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.4% 3.6% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.5% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 3.9% 4.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Eugene Ware Elementary35%0.7Fort Scott, KS
Fort Scott Middle School22%0.8Fort Scott, KS

Fort Scott demographics profile

StatisticFort ScottKansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4183591
Median age36.936.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%59%55%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%8%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Scott

IndexFort ScottKansasNational
Completed 8th grade87.1%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.6%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.5%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Fort Scott Sr High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.