Top 10 Best Kansas City Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 61 public schools serving 29,600 students in Kansas City, KS. Kansas City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
The top ranked public schools in Kansas City, KS are Piper Elementary School, Piper East Elementary School and Fairfax Learning Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kansas City, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Kansas City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kansas City, KS Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Piper Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3131 N. 122nd
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-5000
Grades: PK-3
| 784 students
Rank: #22.
Piper East Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4430 N. 107th St.
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-5000
Grades: 3-5
| 455 students
Rank: #33.
Fairfax Learning Center
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3016 N. 9th Street
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
Rank: #44.
Delaware Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1601 North 130th Street
Kansas City, KS 66115
(913) 441-2126
Grades: K-5
| 372 students
Rank: #55.
Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1610 N 8th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 627-7200
Grades: 8-12
| 1,000 students
Rank: #66.
White Church Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2226 N 85th St
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 627-4250
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #77.
Bethel Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7850 Yecker
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 627-3000
Grades: K-5
| 203 students
Rank: #88.
Wm A White Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
2600 N 43rd Terrace
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-6250
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
Rank: #99.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1429 S 29th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 627-5900
Grades: K-5
| 193 students
Rank: #1010.
Edwardsville Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1700 S 104th
Kansas City, KS 66111
(913) 422-4036
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #1111.
Piper Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4420 North 107 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-1144
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Frank Rushton Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2605 W 43rd Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 627-3050
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Stony Point South
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 South 78th St
Kansas City, KS 66111
(913) 627-4600
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #1414.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5340 Oak Grove Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1515.
Junction Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2570 South 42nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #1616.
Piper High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4400 North 107 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 589 students
Rank: #1717.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-5200
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #1818.
Midland Trail
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 South 51st Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1919.
Turner Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #2020.
Hazel Grove Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2401 N 67th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-7000
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #2121.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
295 S 10th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-6400
Grades: K-5
| 599 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Claude A Huyck Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 N 83rd Street
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 627-4650
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
New Stanley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3604 Metropolitan
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 627-3950
Grades: K-5
| 346 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Noble Prentis Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2337 S 14th Street
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 627-5250
Grades: K-5
| 236 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Stony Point North
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8200 Elizabeth
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 627-4500
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
John Fiske Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
625 S Valley
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 627-4850
Grades: PK-5
| 1,033 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Thomas A Edison Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Locust Street
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 627-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #2828.
Frances Willard Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Orville
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-6100
Grades: K-5
| 478 students
Rank: #2929.
Silver City Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2515 Lawrence Ave
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 627-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #3030.
Quindaro Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Farrow
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-4400
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Arrowhead Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1715 N 82nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 627-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 406 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
John F Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 N 72nd St
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 627-4950
Grades: K-5
| 464 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Lindbergh Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
641 N 57th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-5150
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Armstrong
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-7350
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
Rank: #3535.
M E Pearson Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N 11th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
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Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
813 Barnett
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-7300
Grades: K-5
| 169 students
2540 Junction Road
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3690
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students
813 Barnett
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-7160
Grades: 6-12
| 419 students
334 Haskell Ave
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-4200
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
7120 Gibbs Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3700
Grades: 1-6
| 109 students
4410 North 107 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-5000
Grades: 3-5
| 346 students
3130 North 122 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-1243
Grades: PK-2
| 338 students
800 S. 55th St.
Kansas City, KS 66106
(785) 456-6278
Grades: 9-12
| 39 students

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