Top 10 Best Riley County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,532 students in Riley County, KS (there are 4 private schools, serving 518 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Riley County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Riley County, KS are Marlatt Elementary School, Riley County Grade School and Amanda Arnold Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Riley County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Riley County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Riley County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marlatt Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2715 Hobbs
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2060
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #22.
Riley County Grade School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
117 N. Remmele
Riley, KS 66531
(785) 485-4010
Grades: PK-8
| 496 students
Rank: #33.
Amanda Arnold Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1435 Hudson
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 587-2020
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #44.
Frank V Bergman Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3430 Lombard
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 587-2865
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #55.
Lee Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
701 Lee Street
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2050
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Bluemont Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
714 Bluemont Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2030
Grades: PK-5
| 196 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Theo Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1401 Houston Street
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2090
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #88.
Ogden Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
210 Elm St
Ogden, KS 66517
(785) 587-2080
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students
Rank: #99.
Oliver Brown Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4787 Jackies Way
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2823
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #1010.
Susan B Anthony Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2501 Browning
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2890
Grades: 6-8
| 733 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
312 N Juliette Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2170
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
Rank: #1212.
Northview Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 Griffith Dr
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2070
Grades: PK-5
| 387 students
Rank: #1313.
Riley County High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12451 Fairview Church Road
Riley, KS 66531
(785) 485-4020
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
Rank: #1414.
Manhattan High School West/east Campus
(Math: 28% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2100 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,876 students
Rank: #1515.
Randolph Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3 Ram Way
Randolph, KS 66554
(785) 293-5253
Grades: 5-8
| 68 students
Rank: #1616.
Manhattan Virtual Academy
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2100
Grades: K-12
| 233 students
Rank: #1717.
Dwight D Eisenhower Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Walters Dr
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2880
Grades: 6-8
| 730 students
Rank: #1818.
Blue Valley High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Ram Way
Randolph, KS 66554
(785) 293-5255
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Riley County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Riley County, KS include Marlatt Elementary School, Riley County Grade School and Amanda Arnold Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Riley County, KS?
18 public schools are located in Riley County, KS.
What percentage of students in Riley County, KS go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Riley County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Riley County, KS?
Riley County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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