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*[[List of school districts in Kansas]]

Revision as of 17:08, 11 April 2014

K-12 Education in Kansas
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Diane DeBacker
Number of students: 486,108[1]
Number of teachers: 37,407
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:13
Number of school districts: 321
Number of schools: 1,359
Graduation rate: 85%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $9,498[3]
See also
Kansas State Department of EducationList of school districts in KansasKansasSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Kansas
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Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

Kansas is home to 1,359 schools and 486,108 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Jana Shaver, Chairman, District 9
    • Sally Cauble, Vice Chairman, District 5
    • Janet Waugh, District 1
    • Steve Roberts, District 2
    • John W. Bacon, District 3
    • Carolyn L. Wims-Campbell, District 4
    • Deena Horst, District 6
    • Kenneth Willard, District 7
    • Kathy Busch, District 8
    • Jim McNiece, District 10


The following table displays the top seven Kansas school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Wichita Public Schools
2.) Olathe Public Schools USD 233
3.) Shawnee Mission School District
4.) Blue Valley Unified School District 229
5.) Kansas City Kansas Public Schools
6.) Topeka Public Schools
7.) Lawrence Public Schools


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Kansas.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 68.0%
Hispanic 16.4%
African American 7.4%
Asian 2.6%
American Indian 1.3%
Two or More 4.3%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Kansas school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Kansas are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

See also

External links

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  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. State Education Data Profiles Accessed August 15, 2013
  5. State Profiles Accessed August 15, 2013