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* [https://www.kssos.org/ Kansas Secretary of State]
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* [http://www.ksde.org/ Kansas State Department of Education]
* [https://www.kasb.org/ Kansas Association of School Boards]
* [http://www.knea.org/ Kansas National Education Association]
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/ National Center for Education Statistics school district search tool]

Revision as of 16:28, 9 June 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
Glossary of education terms
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 as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Kansas as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Kansas's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 5,454 1.12% 1.10%
Asian 12,323 2.54% 4.68%
African American 35,583 7.32% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 769 0.16% 0.42%
Hispanic 83,488 17.17% 24.37%
White 327,538 67.38% 51.21%
Two or more 20,953 4.31% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

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.

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