Wamego School District

1008 8th Street
Wamego, KS 66547-9520
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public preschool serving 412 students in Wamego School District.
Public Preschools in Wamego School District have a diversity score of 0.24, which is less than the Kansas public preschool average of 0.53.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public preschool average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
5 Schools
579 Schools
# Students
1,674 Students
178,671 Students
# Teachers
131 Teachers
13,257 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Wamego School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#76 out of 286 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wamego  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wamego  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.
41%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wamego  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.
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wamego  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.53
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,220 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
3,553 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
103 Students
34,163 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
19%
# Black Students
14 Students
11,446 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,460 Students
116,696 Students
% White Students
87%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
411 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
89 Students
11,182 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
57
19,640
# Students in K Grade:
125
27,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
127
25,888
# Students in 2nd Grade:
103
25,969
# Students in 3rd Grade:
120
24,307
# Students in 4th Grade:
127
23,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
132
21,698
# Students in 6th Grade:
99
7,142
# Students in 7th Grade:
131
1,260
# Students in 8th Grade:
123
1,225
# Students in 9th Grade:
146
70
# Students in 10th Grade:
126
60
# Students in 11th Grade:
137
56
# Students in 12th Grade:
115
59
# Ungraded Students:
6
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,296 is higher than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $41,826 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 44% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$27 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wamego  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
$70 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Wamego  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
$16,296
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wamego  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
$41,826
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wamego  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 Wamego School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
900 7th Street
Wamego, KS 66547
(785) 456-7278
Grades: PK-2
| 412 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,674 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : 90-94% (Top 10% in KS)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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