Emporia School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,259 students in Emporia School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Emporia School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Emporia School District are Timmerman Elementary School, Logan Ave Elementary School and Village Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Emporia School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Emporia 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
8 Schools
1,311 Schools
# Students
4,259 Students
476,419 Students
# Teachers
323 Teachers
34,093 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#198 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Emporia  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
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 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 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Emporia  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.56
# American Indian Students
19 Students
3,691 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
73 Students
13,470 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,983 Students
98,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
47%
20%
# Black Students
55 Students
32,276 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,925 Students
300,604 Students
% White Students
45%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,026 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
203 Students
27,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
142
16,833
# Students in K Grade:
276
32,393
# Students in 1st Grade:
299
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
267
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
272
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
267
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
272
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
330
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
306
37,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
341
37,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
351
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
307
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
296
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
317
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
216
1,666

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,430 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,982 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$66 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$64 MM
$8 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,430
$16,276
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,982
$15,145
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Emporia School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Timmerman Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2901 Timmerman Dr
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2270
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #22.
Logan Ave Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
521 South East Street
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2264
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
Rank: #33.
Village Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2302 W 15th Ave
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2282
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: #44.
Riverside Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
327 S West St
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2276
Grades: PK-7
| 374 students
Rank: #55.
Walnut Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Grove Ave
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2288
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Rank: #66.
W A White Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Exchange Street
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2294
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #77.
Emporia Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
2300 Graphic Arts Road
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2335
Grades: 5-9
| 976 students
Rank: #88.
Emporia High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3302 W 18th Ave
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2365
Grades: 7-12
| 1,487 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Emporia
  • 1700 West 7th, Emporia, KS, 66801-2424
  • (620) 341-2200
  • usd253.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,259 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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