Atchison School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,726 students in Atchison School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Atchison School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Atchison School District are Atchison Elementary School, Atchison Middle School and Atchison High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Atchison School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Atchison 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 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
1,726 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
139 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Atchison School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 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 2018-2019 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   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   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   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   School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.54
# American Indian Students
6 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
69 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
20%
# Black Students
191 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
11%
7%
# White Students
1,283 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
74%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
167 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
75
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
122
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
133
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
112
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
135
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
138
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
132
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
140
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
127
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
142
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
124
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
130
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
119
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
97
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,699 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,620 is less than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$22 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Atchison   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$20 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Atchison   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,699
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Atchison   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,620
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Atchison   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Atchison School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Atchison Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
825 N 17th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-1161
Grades: PK-5
| 843 students
Rank: #22.
Atchison Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 N 5th
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-5363
Grades: 6-8
| 399 students
Rank: #33.
Atchison High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1500 W. Riley St
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-4162
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #44.
Central School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
215 N 8th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 360-6540
Grades: 1-12
| 38 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Atchison
  • 626 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS, 66002
  • (913) 367-4384
  • usd409.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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