Top 10 Best Kansas Public Schools (2021)

Kansas is the #28 largest school system in the United States, serving 490,702 students across the 1,320 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Kansas is 33%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 37%.
The top ranked public schools in Kansas are Harmony Elementary School, Lakewood Elementary School and Wheatland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 36% (majority majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KS) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
20%
Black
7%
White
64%
Two or more races
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Kansas (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.Math: 82% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-514140 Grant St.
    Overland ParkKS 66221
    (913) 239-6200

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.Math: 83% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 83% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-514600 Lamar Ave.
    Overland ParkKS 66223
    (913) 239-6500

  • Rank: #33.Math: 82% (Top 1%) Reading: 81% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-515200 E. 21st Street
    WichitaKS 67230
    (316) 218-4820

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-68301 Mission Road
    LeawoodKS 66206
    (913) 993-2900

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 81% (Top 1%) Reading: 81% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-516451 Flint St
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913) 239-7800

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 80-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51539 Hwy 18
    ChapmanKS 67431
    (785) 598-2226

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 75-79% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-515201 Monrovia St.
    Overland ParkKS 66221
    (913) 239-6800

  • Rank: #88.Math: 80% (Top 1%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-517077 W 165th St
    OlatheKS 66062
    (913) 592-7255

  • Rank: #99.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 1%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-65300 W. 86th Street
    Overland ParkKS 66207
    (913) 993-2200

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 1%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-66642 Mission Road
    Prairie VillageKS 66208
    (913) 993-4400

  • View Full List of Top Ranked KS Schools

Top Kansas Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10 Schools
2,249 Students
14% Minority
6 Schools
1,267 Students
7% Minority
6 Schools
1,726 Students
26% Minority
4 Schools
740 Students
11% Minority
15 Schools
4,214 Students
32% Minority
6 Schools
2,359 Students
13% Minority
7 Schools
1,578 Students
30% Minority
43 Schools
17,594 Students
20% Minority
2 Schools
356 Students
9% Minority
4 Schools
553 Students
22% Minority
15 Schools
3,741 Students
15% Minority
4 Schools
408 Students
22% Minority
5 Schools
454 Students
20% Minority
7 Schools
1,443 Students
7% Minority
8 Schools
1,406 Students
7% Minority
11 Schools
1,516 Students
8% Minority
3 Schools
340 Students
15% Minority
22 Schools
5,829 Students
32% Minority
16 Schools
6,010 Students
22% Minority
2 Schools
351 Students
7% Minority
18 Schools
3,640 Students
12% Minority
9 Schools
1,393 Students
10% Minority
30 Schools
15,586 Students
28% Minority
3 Schools
401 Students
37% Minority
3 Schools
479 Students
16% Minority
10 Schools
3,877 Students
9% Minority
6 Schools
970 Students
9% Minority
21 Schools
8,529 Students
76% Minority
16 Schools
7,756 Students
79% Minority
14 Schools
4,000 Students
10% Minority
15 Schools
6,808 Students
52% Minority
6 Schools
427 Students
10% Minority
2 Schools
406 Students
13% Minority
4 Schools
1,731 Students
71% Minority
8 Schools
1,157 Students
26% Minority
2 Schools
277 Students
34% Minority
6 Schools
972 Students
13% Minority
2 Schools
227 Students
50% Minority
5 Schools
1,038 Students
17% Minority
17 Schools
5,666 Students
30% Minority
6 Schools
755 Students
40% Minority
2 Schools
304 Students
11% Minority
8 Schools
2,352 Students
24% Minority
14 Schools
3,321 Students
9% Minority
2 Schools
320 Students
10% Minority
159 Schools
97,472 Students
30% Minority
6 Schools
909 Students
52% Minority
9 Schools
1,185 Students
8% Minority
4 Schools
521 Students
19% Minority
17 Schools
3,657 Students
23% Minority
4 Schools
318 Students
18% Minority
27 Schools
14,037 Students
27% Minority
3 Schools
467 Students
11% Minority
8 Schools
1,905 Students
8% Minority
5 Schools
526 Students
11% Minority
15 Schools
5,623 Students
44% Minority
10 Schools
2,267 Students
13% Minority
9 Schools
1,730 Students
9% Minority
18 Schools
5,412 Students
15% Minority
5 Schools
769 Students
35% Minority
12 Schools
4,862 Students
11% Minority
4 Schools
980 Students
7% Minority
12 Schools
5,563 Students
31% Minority
4 Schools
824 Students
13% Minority
7 Schools
1,371 Students
30% Minority
9 Schools
1,883 Students
7% Minority
10 Schools
2,699 Students
13% Minority
5 Schools
409 Students
29% Minority
5 Schools
816 Students
7% Minority
13 Schools
2,768 Students
8% Minority
5 Schools
526 Students
6% Minority
6 Schools
1,219 Students
9% Minority
4 Schools
1,039 Students
19% Minority
7 Schools
924 Students
10% Minority
12 Schools
3,698 Students
11% Minority
5 Schools
1,529 Students
15% Minority
2 Schools
326 Students
15% Minority
32 Schools
9,401 Students
22% Minority
5 Schools
751 Students
8% Minority
12 Schools
1,674 Students
26% Minority
18 Schools
7,839 Students
33% Minority
7 Schools
832 Students
6% Minority
6 Schools
560 Students
9% Minority
5 Schools
1,000 Students
13% Minority
16 Schools
8,249 Students
35% Minority
3 Schools
995 Students
44% Minority
156 Schools
84,463 Students
49% Minority
10 Schools
5,446 Students
85% Minority
56 Schools
28,873 Students
43% Minority
3 Schools
540 Students
16% Minority
3 Schools
889 Students
24% Minority
4 Schools
517 Students
10% Minority
6 Schools
811 Students
28% Minority
2 Schools
435 Students
57% Minority
6 Schools
1,251 Students
47% Minority
20 Schools
3,730 Students
15% Minority
7 Schools
1,151 Students
17% Minority
2 Schools
404 Students
6% Minority
8 Schools
1,003 Students
10% Minority
4 Schools
304 Students
12% Minority
7 Schools
892 Students
12% Minority
2 Schools
413 Students
48% Minority
8 Schools
1,596 Students
10% Minority
2 Schools
502 Students
8% Minority
64 Schools
31,421 Students
76% Minority
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