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70%
  • Macarthur Elementary
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
52%
  • Mcdermott Elementary
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
45%
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • P. O. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 218
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
45%
  • Mckinley Elementary
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 221
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
32%
  • Southlawn Elementary
  • P O Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 310
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
26%
  • Garfield Elementary
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 272
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
26%
  • Cottonwood Intermediate School
  • P. O. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 612
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
25%
  • Washington Elementary
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 415
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
21%
  • Liberal West Middle School
  • P. O. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
15%
  • Sunflower Intermediate School
  • P. O. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
14%
  • Liberal Sr High
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,259
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
11%
  • Liberal South Middle School
  • P.o. Box 949, Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 318
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
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Liberal school information

IndexLiberalKansasNational
Average Test Scores32%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1197079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools2867,963
The Liberal, KS educational system consists of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Liberal public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 17% lower than than the Kansas average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Liberal public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 64.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 61.8% have completed high school, 11.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Liberal

IndexLiberalKansasNational
Completed 8th grade64.5%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school61.8%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college39.6%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.4%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Liberal, KS School Districts

Liberal Unified School District 480

There are a total of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Liberal. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Liberal, KS schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Liberal, KS, an average of 64.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 61.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Liberal 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 Liberal, KS schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Turpin, OK47772%46%
Tyrone, OK74757%16%
Kismet, KS34314%72%
Liberal, KS20,70932%36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hanahan, SC20,71064%29%
Lealman, FL20,70434%31%
Sweetwater, FL20,71854%9%
Lockport, NY20,72250%2%
Agoura Hills, CA20,68966%35%
Liberal, KS20,70932%36%
Source: The Liberal, 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.