Kansas City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 47 public schools serving 22,612 students in Kansas City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Kansas City School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kansas City School District are Fairfax Learning Center, Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science and White Church Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kansas City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Kansas City 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
Kansas City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
47 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
22,612 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
1,571 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Kansas City 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 73% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#281 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kansas City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kansas City  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)
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas City  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
73%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kansas City  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.54
# American Indian Students
52 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,561 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
7%
3%
# Hispanic Students
11,230 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
50%
20%
# Black Students
6,171 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
27%
7%
# White Students
2,871 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
13%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
89 Students
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
638 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
877
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
1,829
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,690
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,728
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,802
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,851
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,800
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,748
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,617
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,555
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,932
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,489
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,272
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,108
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
314
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,187 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,078 is higher than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$321 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kansas City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$341 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Kansas City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,187
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kansas City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,078
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kansas City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Kansas City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #7 - 87. - 8.
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: #7 - 87. - 8.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
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: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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: #2525.
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
Rank: #2626.
Bridges/wyandot Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 N. 10th Street
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-6702
Grades: 1-12
| 31 students
Rank: #2727.
Eugene Ware Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4820 Oakland
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-5950
Grades: K-5
| 283 students
Rank: #2828.
Argentine Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2123 Ruby Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 627-6750
Grades: 6-8
| 659 students
Rank: #2929.
Chelsea Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Wood
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-5000
Grades: K-5
| 707 students
Rank: #3030.
D D Eisenhower Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 N 72nd St
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 627-6450
Grades: 6-8
| 690 students
Rank: #3131.
Welborn Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 Leavenworth Rd
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-4450
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #3232.
Coronado Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1735 N 64th Terr
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 457 students
Rank: #3333.
Parker Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3334 Haskell
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-4200
Grades: K-5
| 100 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Banneker Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2026 N 4th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 627-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Grant Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 N 4th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 627-4300
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 22,612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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