Top 10 Best Salina Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,999 students in Salina, KS (there are 3 private schools, serving 672 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Salina, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Salina, KS are Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School, Stewart Elementary School and Coronado Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Salina, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Salina have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Salina, KS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 Glen Ave
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #22.
Stewart Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2123 Roach
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4450
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #33.
Coronado Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2725 Ray Ave
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #44.
Heusner Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1300 Norton
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #55.
Ell-saline Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1757 N Halstead Rd
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 827-8891
Grades: PK-6
| 235 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Oakdale Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
811 E Iron
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4310
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Schilling Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3121 Canterbury
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #88.
Cottonwood Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 S Phillips
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #99.
Sunset Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 W Republic
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4520
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students
Rank: #1010.
Salina South Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2015 Simmons
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #1111.
Salina High South
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
730 E Magnolia Rd
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,039 students
Rank: #1212.
Lakewood Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1135 Lakewood Cir
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4000
Grades: 6-8
| 720 students
Rank: #1313.
Salina High Central
(Math: 8% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
650 E Crawford
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,008 students
Rank: n/an/a
811 E Iron
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4310
Grades: K-12
| 119 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Salina, Kansas

Salina, Kansas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
409 West Cloud
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 826-4850
Grades: K-6
| 338 students
830 South 9th
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 826-4830
Grades: K-6
| 333 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Salina, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Salina, KS include Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School, Stewart Elementary School and Coronado Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Salina, KS?
14 public schools are located in Salina, KS.
What percentage of students in Salina, KS go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Salina, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Salina, KS?
Salina, KS public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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