Piper-Kansas City School District

3130 N 122nd St Suite A
Kansas City, KS 66109-9387
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,890 students in Piper-Kansas City School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public elementary schools in Kansas.
Public Elementary Schools in Piper-Kansas City School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Kansas public elementary school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Kansas public elementary school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
2,615 Students
320,855 Students
# Teachers
166 Teachers
23,456 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Piper-Kansas City School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#40 out of 286 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Piper-Kansas City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
37%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Piper-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 2020-21 school year data.
44%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Piper-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 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Piper-Kansas City  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.56
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,277 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
160 Students
8,753 Students
% Asian Students
6%
3%
# Hispanic Students
402 Students
66,949 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
21%
# Black Students
379 Students
21,321 Students
% Black Students
15%
7%
# White Students
1,475 Students
200,944 Students
% White Students
57%
62%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
784 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
190 Students
19,827 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
112
19,305
# Students in K Grade:
162
33,605
# Students in 1st Grade:
170
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
206
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
187
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
198
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
226
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
219
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
217
26,874
# Students in 8th Grade:
193
27,191
# Students in 9th Grade:
199
1,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
192
1,663
# Students in 11th Grade:
180
1,862
# Students in 12th Grade:
154
2,020
# Ungraded Students:
-
473

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,140 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,602 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$32 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Piper-Kansas City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$64 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Piper-Kansas City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,140
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Piper-Kansas City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,602
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Piper-Kansas City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Piper-Kansas City School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Piper Prairie Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3131 N. 122nd
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-1243
Grades: PK-2
| 650 students
Rank: #22.
Piper Creek Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13021 Leavenworth Rd
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-5000
Grades: 3-5
| 611 students
Rank: #33.
Piper Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4420 North 107 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-1144
Grades: 6-8
| 629 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,615 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 37% (Top 20%)
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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