Atchison Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 495 students in Atchison Public Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Kansas.
Public High Schools in Atchison Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Kansas public high school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 29% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Atchison Public Schools School District are Atchison High School and Central School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Atchison Public School School District have a Graduation Rate of 85%, which is less than the Kansas average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Atchison High School, with 85-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kansas public high school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Atchison Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Atchison Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
2 Schools
365 Schools
# Students
495 Students
161,625 Students
# Teachers
47 Teachers
10,940 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Atchison Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 279 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#219 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Atchison Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atchison Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atchison Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Atchison Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.54
# American Indian Students
5 Students
1,463 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
4,472 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
25 Students
31,702 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
53 Students
10,492 Students
% Black Students
11%
6%
# White Students
374 Students
104,907 Students
% White Students
75%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
306 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
38 Students
8,283 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
74
# Students in K Grade:
-
444
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
772
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
890
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1
883
# Students in 4th Grade:
1
931
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
945
# Students in 6th Grade:
3
1,950
# Students in 7th Grade:
4
4,876
# Students in 8th Grade:
1
5,206
# Students in 9th Grade:
150
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
127
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
104
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
104
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,665

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,563 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,411 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$22 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Atchison Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$20 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Atchison Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,563
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Atchison Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,411
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Atchison Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Atchison Public Schools School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Atchison High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 W. Riley St
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-4162
Grades: 9-12
| 458 students
Rank: #22.
Central School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
215 N 8th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 360-6540
Grades: 1-12
| 37 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Atchison Public Schools School District
  • 626 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS, 66002
  • (913) 367-4384
  • usd409.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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