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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 61 public schools in Kansas City, KS, serving 29,600 students.
  • Kansas City, KS public school have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Kansas public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Kansas City have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Kansas City, KS are Piper Elementary School, Piper East Elementary School and Delaware Ridge Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Kansas City, KS Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Argentine Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2123 Ruby Avenue
    Kansas City, KS 66106
    (913)627-6750

    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
  • Arrowhead Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1715 N 82nd Street
    Kansas City, KS 66112
    (913)627-6600

    Grades: 6-8 | 406 students
  • Banneker Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2026 N 4th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    (913)627-4700

    Grades: PK-5 | 396 students
  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1100 Waverly
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-4750

    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
  • Bethel Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7850 Yecker
    Kansas City, KS 66109
    (913)627-3000

    Grades: K-5 | 203 students
  • Bridges/wyandot Academy
    3101 N. 10th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-6702

    Grades: 1-12 | 31 students
  • Central Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    925 Ivandale
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    (913)627-6150

    Grades: 6-8 | 723 students
  • Chelsea Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2500 Wood
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-5000

    Grades: K-5 | 707 students
  • Claude A Huyck Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1530 N 83rd Street
    Kansas City, KS 66112
    (913)627-4650

    Grades: K-5 | 316 students
  • Coronado Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1735 N 64th Terr
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-6300

    Grades: 6-8 | 457 students
  • D D Eisenhower Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2901 N 72nd St
    Kansas City, KS 66109
    (913)627-6450

    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
  • Delaware Ridge Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1601 North 130th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66115
    (913)441-2126

    Grades: K-5 | 372 students
  • Douglass Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1310 N 9th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    (913)627-5100

    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
  • Edwardsville Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1700 S 104th
    Kansas City, KS 66111
    (913)422-4036

    Grades: K-5 | 434 students
  • Emerson Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1429 S 29th
    Kansas City, KS 66106
    (913)627-5900

    Grades: K-5 | 193 students
  • Eugene Ware Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4820 Oakland
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-5950

    Grades: K-5 | 283 students
  • F L Schlagle High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 2%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2214 N 59th St
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-7500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1085 students
  • Fairfax Learning Center
    3016 N. 9th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-6700

    Grades: 9-12 | 60 students
  • Frances Willard Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3400 Orville
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-6100

    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
  • Frank Rushton Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2605 W 43rd Avenue
    Kansas City, KS 66103
    (913)627-3050

    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
  • Gateway To College
    608 N. 18th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)621-8715

    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
  • Grant Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1510 N 4th St
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    (913)627-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
  • Hazel Grove Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2401 N 67th St
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-7000

    Grades: K-5 | 546 students
  • J C Harmon High School Math: 2% | Reading: 6%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2400 Steele Rd
    Kansas City, KS 66106
    (913)627-7050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1368 students
  • John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2600 N 72nd St
    Kansas City, KS 66109
    (913)627-4950

    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
  • John Fiske Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    625 S Valley
    Kansas City, KS 66105
    (913)627-4850

    Grades: PK-5 | 1033 students
  • Junction Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2570 South 42nd Street
    Kansas City, KS 66106
    (913)288-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
  • Lindbergh Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    641 N 57th St
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-5150

    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
  • M E Pearson Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    310 N 11th St
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-3150

    Grades: PK-5 | 656 students
  • Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2300 Minnesota Avenue
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 297 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1301 Armstrong
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)627-7350

    Grades: K-5 | 348 students
  • Midland Trail Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3101 South 51st Street
    Kansas City, KS 66106
    (913)288-3500

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • New Stanley Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3604 Metropolitan
    Kansas City, KS 66106
    (913)627-3950

    Grades: K-5 | 346 students
  • Noble Prentis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2337 S 14th Street
    Kansas City, KS 66103
    (913)627-5250

    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
  • Northwest Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 6%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2400 N 18th St
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)627-4000

    Grades: 6-8 | 473 students
  • Show 26 more public schools in Kansas City, KS (out of 61 total schools)
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