District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Liberal School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Liberal School District

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Current student
March 26, 2019
Horrible! The administrators, principle, teachers and staff, and school board don't seem to care about the students at all. They think they know what's good for us, the students, but they truly don't.... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
July 02, 2018
USD 480 deals from a lack of effective leadership from the district level to the building level. Many long time residents and family members seek to protect their jobs, all while many students are... More
Parent / Guardian
December 30, 2014
Probably one of the best schools in Liberal. Still one of the worst in the state. There are some good people here. But...anything creative or 'outside the box' has no place here. Our child doesn't fit... More
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