Kansas City 33 School District

2901 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64109-1538
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Kansas City 33 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Missouri 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 35 public schools serving 14,094 students in Kansas City 33 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in Kansas City 33 School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
35 Schools
2,461 Schools
# Students
14,094 Students
887,077 Students
# Teachers
885 Teachers
68,837 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Kansas City 33 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 556 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#522 out of 557 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kansas City 33  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kansas City 33  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas City 33  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kansas City 33  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.49
# American Indian Students
44 Students
3,345 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
582 Students
18,291 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
4,122 Students
67,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
8%
# Black Students
7,356 Students
134,874 Students
% Black Students
52%
15%
# White Students
1,508 Students
614,358 Students
% White Students
11%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
242 Students
3,402 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
240 Students
45,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
826
30,952
# Students in K Grade:
1,144
64,117
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,078
62,556
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,116
63,823
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,100
63,594
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,007
64,202
# Students in 5th Grade:
942
64,701
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,021
65,926
# Students in 7th Grade:
873
67,859
# Students in 8th Grade:
951
69,522
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,267
72,441
# Students in 10th Grade:
988
68,101
# Students in 11th Grade:
934
65,171
# Students in 12th Grade:
847
64,112
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,861 is higher than the state median of $15,159. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,347 is higher than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$280 MM
$13,447 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kansas City 33  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$245 MM
$12,401 MM
This chart display total spending of Kansas City 33  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,861
$15,159
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kansas City 33  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,347
$13,980
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kansas City 33  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Kansas City 33 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln College Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2012 E 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 573 students
Rank: #22.
Border Star Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6321 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 418-5150
Grades: PK-6
| 340 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln College Prep.
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2111 Woodland
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 418-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 996 students
Rank: #44.
Hale Cook Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7302 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 418-1601
Grades: PK-6
| 273 students
Rank: #55.
Foreign Language Academy
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Warwick
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 418-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 677 students
Rank: #66.
Holliday Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7227 Jackson
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1950
Grades: PK-6
| 355 students
Rank: #77.
Gladstone Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
335 N Elmwood
Kansas City, MO 64123
(816) 418-3285
Grades: PK-6
| 391 students
Rank: #88.
Contract
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3708 Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
Rank: #99.
Ac Prep Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6410 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-7704
Grades: PK-8
| 404 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
John T. Hartman Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8111 Oak
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 418-1750
Grades: PK-6
| 282 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Pitcher Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9915 E 38th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 418-1855
Grades: PK-6
| 263 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Carver Dual Language School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 Elmwood Ave
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-4925
Grades: PK-6
| 425 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Longfellow Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2830 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-5325
Grades: PK-6
| 235 students
Rank: #1414.
Wendell Phillips Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Prospect
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 418-3755
Grades: PK-6
| 292 students
Rank: #1515.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1012 Bales
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 418-3850
Grades: PK-6
| 346 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Paseo Acad. Of Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 6% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 Flora Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-3525
Grades: 7-12
| 671 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Trailwoods Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6201 E 17th St
Kansas City, MO 64126
(816) 418-3250
Grades: PK-6
| 333 students
Rank: #1818.
Northeast High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
415 S Van Brunt
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 418-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 605 students
Rank: #1919.
Faxon Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 E 32nd Terr
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-6525
Grades: PK-6
| 285 students
Rank: #2020.
Rogers Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6400 E 23rd St
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 418-4775
Grades: PK-6
| 497 students
Rank: #2121.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
436 Prospect Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 418-3605
Grades: PK-6
| 526 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Central High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3221 Indiana
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2005
Grades: 9-12
| 472 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Primitivo Garcia Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 W 17th St
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 418-8735
Grades: PK-6
| 330 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Southeast High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3500 E Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 418-1075
Grades: 9-12
| 467 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Troost Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1215 E 59th St
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-1700
Grades: PK-6
| 252 students
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
B. Banneker Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7050 Askew
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1850
Grades: PK-6
| 381 students
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
George Melcher Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3958 Chelsea
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-6735
Grades: PK-6
| 310 students
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
James Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5810 Scarritt
Kansas City, MO 64123
(816) 418-3650
Grades: PK-6
| 236 students
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
M. L. King Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4848 Woodland Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-2475
Grades: PK-6
| 458 students
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2415 Agnes Ave
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 418-4825
Grades: PK-6
| 358 students
Rank: #3131.
East High School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1924 Van Brunt Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 418-3125
Grades: 9-12
| 1,072 students
Rank: #3232.
Northeast Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4904 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 418-3400
Grades: 7-8
| 586 students
Rank: #3333.
Central Middle School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3611 East Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2100
Grades: 7-8
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
Manual Career Tech. Ctr.
Vocational School
1215 Truman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-5205
Grades: 11-12
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Success Academy
1601 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 418-5300
Grades: K-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Kansas City 33 School District?
Kansas City 33 School District manages 35 public schools serving 14,094 students.
What is the rank of Kansas City 33 School District?
Kansas City 33 School District is ranked #526 out of 556 school districts in Missouri (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 Missouri 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 Kansas City 33 School District?
52% of Kansas City 33 School District students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Kansas City 33 School District?
Kansas City 33 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What is Kansas City 33 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,347 is higher than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 35 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,094 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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