Wichita School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 88 public schools serving 49,203 students in Wichita School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Wichita School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wichita School District are Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary School, Mclean Science/tech Magnet Elementary School and Mccollom Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wichita School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wichita 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
Wichita 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
88 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
49,203 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
3,218 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Wichita 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 75% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#277 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wichita  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wichita  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)
23%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wichita  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
75%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wichita  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.73
0.54
# American Indian Students
475 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,249 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# Hispanic Students
17,093 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
20%
# Black Students
9,461 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
19%
7%
# White Students
16,095 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
33%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
130 Students
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,700 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,275
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
3,782
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,873
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,951
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,985
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,019
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,869
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,596
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,430
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,316
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,341
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,313
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,196
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,155
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
102
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,740 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,976 is less than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$676 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wichita  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
$639 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Wichita  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
$13,740
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wichita  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
$12,976
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wichita  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 Wichita School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
8103 E Gilbert
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 973-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
Rank: #22.
Mclean Science/tech Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2277 Marigold Lane
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-8250
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #33.
Mccollom Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 Waddington
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-0350
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 55 students
Rank: #55.
Isely Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5256 N Woodlawn
Wichita, KS 67220
(316) 973-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Price-harris Communications Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
706 N Armour Dr
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 973-1650
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Riverside Leadership Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1001 Porter
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-4050
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #88.
Robinson Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
328 N Oliver
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 761 students
Rank: #99.
Earhart Environ Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4401 N Arkansas
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 386 students
Rank: #1010.
Hyde Intl Studies/commun Elementary Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
210 N Oliver
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-0650
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students
Rank: #1111.
Chisholm Trail Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6015 Independence
Wichita, KS 67219
(316) 973-9400
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1212.
Seltzer Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11660 E Lincoln
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 973-4001
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #1313.
Allison Traditional Magnet Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
221 S Seneca
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 973-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 523 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Cleaveland Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3345 W 33rd S
Wichita, KS 67217
(316) 973-8750
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Northeast Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5550 N Lycee
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 973-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 692 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
O K Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1607 N West
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-0600
Grades: PK-5
| 364 students
Rank: #1717.
Black Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1045 High
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1818.
Peterson Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9710 W Central
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-0400
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
College Hill Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
211 N Clifton
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 973-9600
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Kensler Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1030 Wilbur Lane
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-1350
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #2121.
Christa Mcauliffe Academy
Math: 33% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2055 S 143rd E
Wichita, KS 67230
(316) 973-9985
Grades: PK-8
| 836 students
Rank: #2222.
Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
701 N Webb Road
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 973-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #2323.
Benton Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
338 S Woodchuck Ln
Wichita, KS 67209
(316) 973-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 321 students
Rank: #2424.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
214 S Elizabeth
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 973-9850
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #2525.
Ortiz Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3361 N Arkansas Ave
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-9785
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #2626.
Wilbur Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
340 N Tyler Rd
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-1100
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #2727.
Griffith Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1802 S Bluff
Wichita, KS 67218
(316) 973-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #2828.
East High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 E Douglas
Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 973-7200
Grades: 8-12
| 2,329 students
Rank: #2929.
James Enders Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3030 S Osage
Wichita, KS 67217
(316) 973-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Gammon Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3240 N Rushwood
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 973-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1243 N Market
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 973-3100
Grades: PK-8
| 600 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Woodland Health / Wellness Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1705 Salina
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-0100
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #3333.
Northwest High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 N Tyler Rd
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,311 students
Rank: #3434.
Lawrence Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3440 W Maple
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 973-9900
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #3535.
Dodge Literacy Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 W 2nd
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 49,203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73

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