TOPEKA — A few local and regional changes came with the 2018-19 KSHSAA (Kansas State High School Activities Association) classifications being released Tuesday.
While Ottawa High School stays put in the 4A classification, it has the largest enrollment — tied with Bishop Miege — in the 4A pool at 679. That number is based on enrollment figures in ninth through 12th grades calculated Sept. 20, according to kshsaa.org. The 4A classification includes 36 schools with an enrollment range of 679 to 317.
Elswhere in the Frontier League, both Spring Hill and new member Bonner Springs made the leap to 5A. Spring Hill is the largest league school by enrollment, hitting 779 students. Bonner Springs tallied an enrollment of 750. The 5A classification includes 36 schools with an enrollment range of 1313 to 748.
Central Heights High School moved down to 2A with enrollment at 156. The 2A classification includes 64 schools with an enrollment range of 172-105. Both Wellsville and West Franklin stayed put in 3A, with Wellsville’s enrollment at 226, and West Franklin’s at 179. West Franklin comes in at the third-smallest 3A school in the state. The 3A classification includes 64 schools with an enrollment range from 315 to 174.
The complete list of classifications is available at kshsaa.org