Wichita School District

903 S Edgemoor
Wichita, KS 67218
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 88 public schools serving 46,080 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 14% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 33% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 69% 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
88 Schools
1,356 Schools
# Students
46,080 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
3,406 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#280 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wichita  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
14%
29%
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 2021-22 school year data.
18%
32%
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 2021-22 school year data.
80%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wichita  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.73
0.56
# American Indian Students
372 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,996 Students
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
16,920 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
21%
# Black Students
8,964 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
19%
6%
# White Students
14,072 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
31%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
119 Students
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,637 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,913
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
3,381
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,254
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,350
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,382
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,351
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,459
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,452
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,499
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,634
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,516
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,379
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,284
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,138
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
88
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,179 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 $15,425 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$746 MM
$7,774 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$711 MM
$8,211 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$16,179
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wichita  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 (20-21)
$15,425
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wichita  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 Wichita School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #22 - 2422. - 24.
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: #22 - 2422. - 24.
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
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
O K Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1607 N West
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 973-0600
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
Rank: #2525.
Northwest High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 N Tyler Rd
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,363 students
Rank: #2626.
Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1243 N Market
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 973-3100
Grades: PK-8
| 602 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Griffith Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1802 S Bluff
Wichita, KS 67218
(316) 973-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 441 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Ortiz Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3361 N Arkansas Ave
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-9785
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: #2929.
Benton Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
338 S Woodchuck Ln
Wichita, KS 67209
(316) 973-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 297 students
Rank: #3030.
Bryant Opportunity Academy
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4702 W 9th
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-9700
Grades: K-5
| 33 students
Rank: #3131.
East High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 E Douglas
Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 973-7200
Grades: 8-12
| 2,237 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
214 S Elizabeth
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 973-9850
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 W 29th St No
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 973-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #3434.
Washington Accelerated Learning Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
424 N. Pennsylvania
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 973-1150
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #3535.
Dodge Literacy Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 W 2nd
Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 973-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wichita School District?
Wichita School District manages 88 public schools serving 46,080 students.
What is the rank of Wichita School District?
Wichita School District is ranked #283 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Wichita School District?
37% of Wichita School District students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 19% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wichita School District?
Wichita School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Wichita School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,425 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 88 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 46,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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