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Overview

Public Schools Overview Kansas School Districts by City
Number Of Students 491,939
Number Of Kansas Schools 1,360
Number Of Kansas School Districts 321
Spending Per Student $11,427

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
Reading Proficiency 40.6520256146788

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
Math Proficiency 31.668922435332

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 65.0% 50.9%
Black 7.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 18.3% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 50.0% 50.9%
English Language Learners 9.3% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 13.8% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.89
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Kansas Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 2,911,641 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 35 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 7.0% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 21.0% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 32.7% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 25.6% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.7% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,115,253 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 10.2% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.0% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.7% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.5% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.4% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.2% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.4% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 11.5% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,031 $2,966,888,000 52.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $468 $230,165,000 4.1%
Staff $374 $184,095,000 3.3%
General Administration $238 $117,239,000 2.1%
School Administration $563 $276,799,000 4.9%
Operation $947 $465,889,000 8.3%
Transportation $389 $191,318,000 3.4%
Other $265 $130,469,000 2.3%
Total Support $3,244 $1,595,974,000 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,152 $1,058,428,000 18.8%
Total Expenditures $11,427 $5,621,290,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%