Ellsworth Junior/Senior High School

211 W. 11th Street

Ellsworth, KS 67439


Hours of Attendance: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Home of the Bearcats!

Ellsworth Jr/Sr High School (EJSHS) has an enrollment of 317 students in grades 7-12 with a 11 to 1 ratio of students to staff.  Staff includes an Administration team of one Principal, Athletic Director/Assistant Principal and two counselors. The faculty consists of 30 certified staff members and 18 classified staff members. Included in the certified staff are two Central Kansas Cooperative in Education employees, and included in the classified staff are four Central Kansas Cooperative in Education employees.

EJSHS class offerings include high level courses of Calculus, A&P II, Chemistry II, as well as dual college credit courses of College Algebra, English Comp I & II, Public Speaking, Psychology and Sociology.  EJSHS offers twelve Career Tech Education Pathways including Business Finance, Comprehensive Agriculture, Animal Science, Industrial Tech, AV Communications, Family and Consumer Science, Health Science, Natural Resources and Power Structural & Technical Systems.  EJSHS progressive course opportunities include Robotics, Computer Programming, Game and Web Authorization, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, 2D Animation, CAD Drafting and Horticulture to name a few.

Welding Class

Ellsworth Jr/Sr. High School has established a great focus on Career and Life Planning for each student grades 7-12 with twice a week meetings with an Advisor involving a ratio of 12 to 1.  EJSHS uses the college and career readiness program Xello to help equip and ready students for their career and life after high school. Career/academic and mental health counselors are on staff to support student needs. Additionally, the CTE Coordinator administrates the robust and growing Career and Technical Education programs at EJSHS.

Ellsworth Jr/Sr. High School supports quality organizations, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including Art Club, Band, Choir, Ellsworth Singers, FFA, International Club, National Honor Society and a strong Student Council membership.  EJSHS also has strong and competitive athletic teams at the Senior and Junior High levels involving Cross-Country (HS/JH), Football (HS/JH), Girls Tennis (HS) and Volleyball (HS/JH) in the Fall; Basketball (HS/JH) and Boys and Girls Wrestling (HS/JH) during Winter Sports and Baseball (HS), Boys Tennis (HS), Boys and Girls Tennis (JH), Boys and Girls Golf (HS), Softball (HS) and Track (HS/JH) in the Spring.


Student cutting bread

Art class

PreACT Test

For Juniors/Sophomores - October 18, 2023

Location: Ellsworth Jr/Sr High School

For more information please see Julie Wright, EJSHS Counselor


For Juniors - October 10, 2023

Location: Ellsworth Jr/Sr High School

For more information please see Julie Wright, EJSHS Counselor


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ACT 8/9 For Freshman - November 7, 2023

Location: Ellsworth Jr/Sr High School

For more information, please see Julie Wright, EJSHS Counselor

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