Paola, KS
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Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Paola School District Details

Paola School District
1115 E 303rd Street
Paola, KS 66071

2,025 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Paola School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Cottonwood Elem School
709 N. Hedge Lane
Paola, KS, 66071
PK-02
Paola High School
401 N Angela
Paola, KS, 66071
09-12
Paola Middle School
405 Hospital Drive
Paola, KS, 66071
06-08
Sunflower Elem School
1401 E 303rd St
Paola, KS, 66071
03-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.7% 68.8%
Black 2.3% 7.5%
Hispanic 4.0% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.7% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.1% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,213 $12,177,480 59.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $285 $558,600 2.7%
Staff $242 $474,320 2.3%
General Administration $442 $866,320 4.3%
School Administration $469 $919,240 4.5%
Operation $887 $1,738,520 8.5%
Transportation $407 $797,720 3.9%
Other $147 $288,120 1.4%
Total Support $2,881 $5,646,760 27.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,307 $2,561,720 12.6%
Total Expenditures $10,401 $20,385,960 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,760 $2,864,471,818 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $469 $233,032,110 4.1%
Staff $370 $184,028,259 3.3%
General Administration $232 $115,370,002 2.0%
School Administration $549 $272,875,845 4.8%
Operation $934 $464,453,125 8.2%
Transportation $389 $193,542,591 3.4%
Other $229 $114,026,157 2.0%
Total Support $3,172 $1,577,382,735 27.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $1,209,846,251 21.4%
Total Expenditures $11,365 $5,651,751,400 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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