Salina School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,136 students in Salina School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Salina School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Salina School District are Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School, Stewart Elementary School and Heusner Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Salina School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Salina 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
Salina 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
12 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
7,136 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
524 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Salina 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 87% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#224 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Salina  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salina  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)
31%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salina  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
87%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Salina  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.54
# American Indian Students
9 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
173 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,629 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
20%
# Black Students
248 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
4%
7%
# White Students
4,403 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
62%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
672 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
113
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
536
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
542
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
562
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
553
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
579
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
567
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
544
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
523
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
543
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
525
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
522
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
503
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
524
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,037 is higher than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,208 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
$129 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Salina  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
$123 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Salina  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
$18,037
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Salina  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
$17,208
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Salina  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 Salina School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 Glen Ave
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #22.
Stewart Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2123 Roach
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4450
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #33.
Heusner Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1300 Norton
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #44.
Coronado Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2725 Ray Ave.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #55.
Salina South Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2015 Simmons
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 812 students
Rank: #66.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
215 S Phillips
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #77.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
811 E Iron
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4310
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #88.
Salina High Central
Math: 17% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
650 E Crawford
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,020 students
Rank: #99.
Sunset Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 W Republic
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4520
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1010.
Schilling Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3121 Canterbury
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #1111.
Lakewood Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1135 Lakewood Circle
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-4000
Grades: 6-8
| 798 students
Rank: #1212.
Salina High South
Math: 15% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
730 E Magnolia Rd
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,054 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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