Top 10 Best Wichita Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 103 public schools serving 53,874 students in Wichita, KS (there are 44 private schools, serving 12,098 private students). 82% of all K-12 students in Wichita, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Wichita, KS are Wheatland Elementary School, Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary School and Circle Greenwich Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wichita, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Wichita have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Wichita, KS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wheatland Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
15200 E. 21st Street
Wichita, KS 67230
(316) 218-4820
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #22.
Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8103 E Gilbert
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 973-1800
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
Rank: #33.
Circle Greenwich Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3250 N Greenwich Rd
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 315-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 308 students
Rank: #44.
Robert M. Martin Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2342 N. 159th St East
Wichita, KS 67228
(316) 218-4720
Grades: K-5
| 526 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Sowers Alternative High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2400 Wassall St
Wichita, KS 67216
(316) 973-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 65 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Wichita Alternative High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1847 N Chautauqua
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 973-0500
Grades: 9-12
| 94 students
Rank: #77.
Hyde Intl Studies/commun Elementary Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
210 N Oliver
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-0650
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #88.
Maize South Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3404 N Maize Road
Wichita, KS 67205
(316) 462-8300
Grades: K-4
| 531 students
Rank: #99.
Riverside Leadership Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1001 Porter
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-4050
Grades: PK-5
| 188 students
Rank: #1010.
Meadowlark Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1122 N. 159th St. East
Wichita, KS 67230
(316) 218-4630
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Mclean Science/tech Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2277 Marigold Lane
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-8250
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Oatville Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4335 S Hoover
Wichita, KS 67215
(316) 554-2290
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #1313.
Wineteer Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8801 Ent Dr
Wichita, KS 67210
(316) 684-9373
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1414.
Maize South Intermediate School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9701 W 37th Street N
Wichita, KS 67205
(316) 462-8501
Grades: 5-6
| 496 students
Rank: #1515.
Price-harris Communications Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
706 N Armour Dr
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 973-1650
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #1616.
Maize South Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3403 N Tyler Rd
Wichita, KS 67205
(316) 722-0421
Grades: 7-8
| 532 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Chisholm Trail Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6015 Independence
Wichita, KS 67219
(316) 973-9400
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Earhart Environ Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4401 N Arkansas
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Ruth Clark Elementary K-5
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 W. 55th Street South
Wichita, KS 67217
(316) 554-2333
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #2020.
College Hill Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
211 N Clifton
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-9600
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #2121.
Mccollom Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 Waddington
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-0350
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #2222.
Isely Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5256 N Woodlawn
Wichita, KS 67220
(316) 973-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Cleaveland Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3345 W 33rd S
Wichita, KS 67217
(316) 973-8750
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Peterson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9710 W Central
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-0400
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #2525.
Robinson Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
328 N Oliver
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 783 students
Rank: #2626.
Maize South High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3701 N. Tyler Road
Wichita, KS 67205
(316) 462-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,110 students
Rank: #2727.
Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 N Webb Road
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 973-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #2828.
Seltzer Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11660 E Lincoln
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 973-4001
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #2929.
Allison Traditional Magnet Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
221 S Seneca
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 973-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: #3030.
Black Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1045 High
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #3131.
Christa Mcauliffe Academy
(Math: 25% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2055 S 143rd E
Wichita, KS 67230
(316) 973-9985
Grades: PK-8
| 879 students
Rank: #3232.
Kensler Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1030 Wilbur Lane
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-1350
Grades: PK-5
| 494 students
Rank: #3333.
Paul B Cooper Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4625 Juniper
Wichita, KS 67216
(316) 554-0934
Grades: PK-5
| 252 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Gammon Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3240 N Rushwood
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 973-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Northeast Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5550 N Lycee
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 973-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 667 students
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Wichita, Kansas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6123 East 11th
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-2600
Grades: 7-9
| 69 students
5920 Mt Vernon
Wichita, KS 67218
(316) 973-8700
Grades: Inquire with school
| 632 students
4702 West Ninth
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-9700
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
4801 W 2nd
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 942-6679
Grades: K-5
| 587 students
2330 West 15th
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-9250
Grades: K-5
| 219 students
4801 S Hydraulic
Wichita, KS 67216
(316) 973-8950
Grades: 3-5
| 254 students
1221 E Galena Suite 329
Wichita, KS 67216
(316) 973-6400
Grades: K-5
| 45 students
3550 Ross Parkway
Wichita, KS 67210
(316) 682-7775
Grades: 6-8
| 838 students
1220 E Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 973-2550
Grades: K-5
| 228 students
1210 South Topeka
Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 973-9300
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
1613 Piatt
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 973-5300
Grades: PK
| n/a students
301 S Meridian
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 973-0550
Grades: 9-12
| 137 students
640 North Emporia
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 973-6350
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
6123 E 11th
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-0900
Grades: PK-2
| 211 students
2050 West 11th St
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 267-5710
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
810 North Holyoke
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-4677
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Wichita, KS?
How many public schools are located in Wichita, KS?
103 public schools are located in Wichita, KS.
What percentage of students in Wichita, KS go to public school?
82% of all K-12 students in Wichita, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Wichita, KS?
Wichita, KS public schools minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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