PROFICIENCY 11% 72% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #12 of 12 in Liberal
  • Ranked #12 of 12 in Liberal
  • Ranked #1252 of 1320 in Kansas
Proficiency Averages
32%Liberal
32%Liberal
38%Kansas

Liberal South Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Liberal" in Liberal, KS. There are a total of 318 students and 31 teachers at Liberal South Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 253 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Liberal South Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.5%, which is 72% lower than the Kansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students318
Teachers30.5
Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch253
Reduced lunch31

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Liberal South Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7<= 5%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
810-14%
High Schooln/a

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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Liberal South Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKansasNational
Caucasian 6.3% 17.1% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 2.1% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 2.8% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 87.2% 75.2% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.3% 0.9% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.3% 2.1% 4.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Southlawn Elementary32%0.2Liberal, KS
Sunflower Intermediate School15%0.3Liberal, KS
Mcdermott Elementary52%0.7Liberal, KS
Garfield Elementary26%0.9Liberal, KS
Mckinley Elementary45%1.5Liberal, KS
Liberal Sr High14%1.5Liberal, KS
Liberal West Middle School21%1.5Liberal, KS
Washington Elementary25%1.6Liberal, KS
Lincoln Elementary45%1.8Liberal, KS
Cottonwood Intermediate School26%1.8Liberal, KS
Macarthur Elementary70%2.7Liberal, KS
Tyrone High School65%9.1Tyrone, OK

Liberal demographics profile

StatisticLiberalKansasNational
Population20,7092,898,292318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,8163591
Median age28.936.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%59%55%
Speak English40%89%79%
Speak Spanish55%8%13%

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%
Source: The Liberal South Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.