Top 10 Best Kansas City Public High Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public high schools serving 7,751 students in Kansas City, KS. The top ranked public high schools in Kansas City, KS are Fairfax Learning Center, Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science and Piper High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kansas City, KS public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Kansas public high school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 29% statewide average). High schools in Kansas City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public high schools.
Kansas City, KS public high school have a Graduation Rate of 79%, which is less than the Kansas average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public high school average of 33% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kansas City, KS Public High Schools (2021-22)

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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
Turner High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2211 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,109 students
Rank: #66.
Wyandotte High School
Math: 4% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Minneosta Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-7650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,355 students
Rank: #77.
Washington High School
Math: 2% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7340 Leavenworth Road
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 627-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,083 students
Rank: #88.
J C Harmon High School
Math: 2% | Reading: 5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2400 Steele Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 627-7050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,368 students
Rank: #99.
F L Schlagle High School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2214 N 59th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,085 students
Gateway To College
608 N. 18th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-8715
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
School For Blind High School
Special Education School
1100 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 305-3000
Grades: 7-12
| 15 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kansas City, Kansas

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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