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McDermott Elem (leave a review)
United States
Liberal District
McDermott Elem
Contact Information

+1 (620) 604-1800

439 S Pennsylvania

Liberal, Kansas


About McDermott Elem
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

McDermott Elem is one of 12 schools in the Liberal district of Kansas.

McDermott Elem is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 3rd Grade. Compared to other schools in Kansas, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 298 students.

The number of teachers at McDermott Elem 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 McDermott Elem, the average teaching salary of $52,326 is higher than the Kansas state average of $47,613.

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Students by Year Group
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McDermott Elem

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
McDermott Elem 298$11,02515$52,3260.27
Liberal South Middle (0.72 miles) 341$11,41713$52,8100.28
Southlawn Elem (0.8 miles) 313$15,28016$52,3970.27
McKinley Elem (1.08 miles) 231$7,78017$45,4850.48
Liberal West Middle (1.44 miles) 375$10,53214$54,5140.49
Cottonwood Intermediate School (1.52 miles) 606$7,74117$48,4880.44

McDermott Elem

Number of pupils298
Funding per pupil$11,025
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$52,326
Diversity index0.27

Liberal South Middle (0.72 miles)

Number of pupils341
Funding per pupil$11,417
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$52,810
Diversity index0.28

Southlawn Elem (0.8 miles)

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

McKinley Elem (1.08 miles)

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

Liberal West Middle (1.44 miles)

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

Cottonwood Intermediate School (1.52 miles)

Number of pupils606
Funding per pupil$7,741
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$48,488
Diversity index0.44
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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.
666thlargest school
696thhighest number of FTE teachers
978thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
271sthighest average teaching salary
94thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
923rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
764thhighest diversity index
247thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 186 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 186 days

12th Grade: 181 days

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