Derby School District

1550 E. Walnut Grove Rd
Derby, KS 67037-1489
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 7,262 students in Derby School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Derby School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,355 Schools
# Students
7,262 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
473 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Derby School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
#140 out of 286 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Derby  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
29%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Derby  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 2020-21 school year data.
36%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Derby  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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Derby  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.52
0.56
# American Indian Students
66 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
258 Students
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,165 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
21%
# Black Students
310 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
4%
6%
# White Students
4,873 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
67%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
575 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
188
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
550
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
490
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
484
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
531
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
537
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
603
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
557
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
569
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
610
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
559
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
527
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
527
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
530
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,159 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,914 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$96 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Derby  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$152 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Derby  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,159
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Derby  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,914
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Derby  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Derby School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stone Creek Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3012 Triple Creek Dr
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8555
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Park Hill Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 E Woodbrook Lane
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8095
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #33.
Wineteer Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8801 Ent Dr
Wichita, KS 67210
(316) 684-9373
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #44.
Tanglewood Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
830 Ridgecrest Rd
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8565
Grades: PK-5
| 657 students
Rank: #55.
Swaney Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 E English
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8560
Grades: PK-5
| 382 students
Rank: #66.
Derby Hills Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2230 North Woodlawn
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8540
Grades: PK-5
| 388 students
Rank: #77.
Derby North Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 N Rock Road
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8408
Grades: 6-8
| 792 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
El Paso Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E Crestway
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8545
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Paul B Cooper Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4625 Juniper
Wichita, KS 67216
(316) 554-0934
Grades: PK-5
| 252 students
Rank: #1010.
Derby Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 E Madison
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8580
Grades: 6-8
| 944 students
Rank: #1111.
Oaklawn Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 S Clifton
Wichita, KS 67216
(316) 554-0704
Grades: PK-5
| 222 students
Rank: #1212.
Derby High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
920 N Rock Road
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,136 students
Rank: n/an/a
Derby Virtual School
1550 E Walnut Grove Road
Derby, KS 67037
(316) 788-8400
Grades: K-12
| 13 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Derby School District?
Derby School District manages 13 public schools serving 7,262 students.
What is the rank of Derby School District?
Derby School District is ranked #140 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Derby School District?
67% of Derby School District students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Derby School District?
Derby School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Derby School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,914 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 91% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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