Shawnee Heights School District

4401 Se Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542-9799
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,816 students in Shawnee Heights School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Shawnee Heights School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,355 Schools
# Students
3,816 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
246 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Shawnee Heights 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 94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#184 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Shawnee Heights  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shawnee Heights  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 Shawnee Heights  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.
94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shawnee Heights  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.56
# American Indian Students
21 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
17 Students
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
700 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
21%
# Black Students
225 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
6%
6%
# White Students
2,471 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
65%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
378 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
144
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
242
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
226
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
257
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
263
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
281
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
250
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
262
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
292
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
286
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
318
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
276
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
311
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
270
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
138
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,901 in this school district is less 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 $11,758 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$49 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Shawnee Heights  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
$45 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Shawnee Heights  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
$12,901
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Shawnee Heights  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
$11,758
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shawnee Heights  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 Shawnee Heights School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shawnee Heights Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2410 Se Burton Dr
Topeka, KS 66605
(785) 357-5400
Grades: PK-6
| 451 students
Rank: #22.
Tecumseh South Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3346 Se Tecumseh Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5950
Grades: PK-6
| 507 students
Rank: #33.
Berryton Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2921 Se 69th Street
Berryton, KS 66409
(785) 861-1300
Grades: PK-6
| 500 students
Rank: #44.
Tecumseh North Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
314 Se Stanton Road
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5910
Grades: PK-6
| 467 students
Rank: #55.
Shawnee Heights High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 Se Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5880
Grades: 9-12
| 1,313 students
Rank: #66.
Shawnee Heights Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4335 Se Shawnee Heights Road
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5830
Grades: 7-8
| 578 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Shawnee Heights School District?
Shawnee Heights School District manages 6 public schools serving 3,816 students.
What is the rank of Shawnee Heights School District?
Shawnee Heights School District is ranked #190 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 10%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Shawnee Heights School District?
65% of Shawnee Heights School District students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Shawnee Heights School District?
Shawnee Heights School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Shawnee Heights School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,758 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,816 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 94% (Top 10% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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