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Liberal West Middle (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (620) 604-1400

500 N Western

Liberal, Kansas


About Liberal West Middle
7th Grade - 8th Grade

Liberal West Middle is one of 12 schools in the Liberal district of Kansas.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 7th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 375 students - compared to other schools in Kansas, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Liberal West Middle has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Liberal West Middle, the average teaching salary of $54,514 is higher than the Kansas state average of $47,613.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Liberal West Middle 375$10,53214$54,5140.49
Liberal Sr High (0.13 miles) 1284$8,20715$45,4650.40
Cottonwood Intermediate School (0.53 miles) 606$7,74117$48,4880.44
McKinley Elem (0.68 miles) 231$7,78017$45,4850.48
Southlawn Elem (1.37 miles) 313$15,28016$52,3970.27
McDermott Elem (1.44 miles) 298$11,02515$52,3260.27

Liberal West Middle

Number of pupils375
Funding per pupil$10,532
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$54,514
Diversity index0.49

Liberal Sr High (0.13 miles)

Number of pupils1284
Funding per pupil$8,207
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$45,465
Diversity index0.40

Cottonwood Intermediate School (0.53 miles)

Number of pupils606
Funding per pupil$7,741
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$48,488
Diversity index0.44

McKinley Elem (0.68 miles)

Number of pupils231
Funding per pupil$7,780
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$45,485
Diversity index0.48

Southlawn Elem (1.37 miles)

Number of pupils313
Funding per pupil$15,280
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$52,397
Diversity index0.27

McDermott Elem (1.44 miles)

Number of pupils298
Funding per pupil$11,025
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$52,326
Diversity index0.27
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Rankings within Kansas
There are 1,338 schools in Kansas. Rankings don't always go up to 1,338 because some schools have missing data.
511thlargest school
473rdhighest number of FTE teachers
855thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
185thhighest average teaching salary
237thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
604thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
376thhighest diversity index
309thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

7th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 186 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 186 days

12th Grade: 181 days

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