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Kansas Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Kansas School Districts by City
Number Of Students 495,884
Number Of Kansas Schools 1,319
Number Of Kansas School Districts 296
Spending Per Student $11,397

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 41.158955959591
4th Grade 48.6235785936459
5th Grade 43.9693678514555
6th Grade 37.9740326498601
7th Grade 32.5990931243318
8th Grade 26.0421530896893
10th Grade 28.1126590205143

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 52.823011968766
4th Grade 38.8014758211806
5th Grade 33.1851194478297
6th Grade 31.1910648013999
7th Grade 27.7045069129218
8th Grade 24.1418846953538
10th Grade 22.0433922478224

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 68.4% 51.5%
Black 7.4% 16.2%
Hispanic 20.3% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 48.2% 47.6%
English Language Learners 10.6% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 14.3% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 14.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Kansas Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 2,907,289 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 35 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.9% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 20.9% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 32.6% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 25.3% 26.2%
65 Or Older 14.3% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,115,858 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 10.0% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.3% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.6% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.3% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 13.1% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.5% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 11.2% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,776 $2,864,471,818 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $470 $233,032,110 4.1%
Staff $371 $184,028,259 3.3%
General Administration $233 $115,370,002 2.0%
School Administration $550 $272,875,845 4.8%
Operation $937 $464,453,125 8.2%
Transportation $390 $193,542,591 3.4%
Other $230 $114,026,157 2.0%
Total Support $3,181 $1,577,382,735 27.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,440 $1,209,846,251 21.4%
Total Expenditures $11,397 $5,651,751,400 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%