Emporia School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools in Emporia School District, serving 4,726 students. Emporia School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Public schools in Emporia School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
The top ranked public schools in Emporia School District are Timmerman Elementary School, Village Elementary School and W A White Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameEmporia School District
School District Websitehttp://www.usd253.org
School District Phone Number(620) 341-2200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KS)
# of Schools8 Schools1,320 Schools
# of Students4,726 Students490,702 Students
# of Teachers333 Teachers34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1

District Comparison

Emporia 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 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#171 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Emporia  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emporia  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emporia  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Emporia  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.54
# of American Indian Students142 Students4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# of Asian Students105 Students13,924 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,749 Students96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
20%
# of Black Students85 Students33,739 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# of White Students2,353 Students315,772 Students
% White Students
50%
64%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students937 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students288 Students25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:27918,630
# of Students in Kindergarten:29735,465
# of Students in 1st Grade:28935,410
# of Students in 2nd Grade:31636,289
# of Students in 3rd Grade:33436,729
# of Students in 4th Grade:33337,562
# of Students in 5th Grade:35737,566
# of Students in 6th Grade:35836,694
# of Students in 7th Grade:32136,111
# of Students in 8th Grade:30136,173
# of Students in 9th Grade:39037,382
# of Students in 10th Grade:33035,769
# of Students in 11th Grade:26334,526
# of Students in 12th Grade:32133,966
# of Ungraded Students:2372,430

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,097 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,694. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,240 is less than the state median of $14,025. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (KS)
Total Revenue$62 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Emporia  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$58 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Emporia  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,097$14,694
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Emporia  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,240$14,025
This chart display average spending per public school student in Emporia  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Emporia School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Timmerman Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2901 Timmerman Dr
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2270

    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
  • Village Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2302 W 15th Ave
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2282

    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
  • W A White Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    902 Exchange Street
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2294

    Grades: PK-8 | 291 students
  • Riverside Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    327 S West St
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2276

    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
  • Logan Ave Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    521 South East Street
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2264

    Grades: PK-5 | 299 students
  • Walnut Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 Grove Ave
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2288

    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
  • Emporia Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2300 Graphic Arts Road
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2335

    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
  • Emporia High School Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3302 W 18th Ave
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 341-2365

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,541 student
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