Salina School District

1511 Gypsum
Salina, KS 67402-0797
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (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 13 public schools serving 6,764 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 21% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,356 Schools
# Students
6,764 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
533 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#217 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Salina  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
21%
28%
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 2020-21 school year data.
30%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Salina  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.56
# American Indian Students
11 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
153 Students
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,703 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
21%
# Black Students
217 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
3%
6%
# White Students
3,969 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
59%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
708 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
166
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
484
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
498
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
446
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
499
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
480
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
505
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
529
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
512
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
536
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
535
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
548
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
517
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
509
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,280 is higher than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,762 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$144 MM
$7,774 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$134 MM
$8,211 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,280
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Salina  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
$19,762
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Salina  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 Salina School District Public Schools (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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Salina School District?
Salina School District manages 13 public schools serving 6,764 students.
What is the rank of Salina School District?
Salina School District is ranked #219 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Salina School District?
59% of Salina School District students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Salina School District?
Salina School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Salina School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,762 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,764 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 91% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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