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  • Colby Elementary
  • 600 W Third St, Colby
  • Colby Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 413
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Colby Middle School
  • 600 W Third St, Colby
  • Colby Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 203
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Colby Senior High
  • 600 W Third St, Colby
  • Colby Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 336
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Colby school information

Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Colby, KS educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Colby public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 26% lower than than the Kansas average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colby public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.0% have completed high school, 25.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Colby

Completed 8th grade89.6%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.0%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college65.1%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.7%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Colby. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colby, KS schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Colby, KS, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Colby schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Colby, KS schools.

Source: The Colby, KS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.