Kansas City school information

IndexKansas CityKansasNational
Average Test Scores52%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools5797079,235
Total private schools1219024,875
Total post-secondary schools5867,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Kansas City are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 57 public schools in Kansas City.
  • 75.2% of people in Kansas City have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.9% of people in Kansas City have completed high school.
  • 15.5% of people in Kansas City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Kansas City

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  • Argentine Middle2123 Ruby AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 603 · Ratio: 16:128
  • Arrowhead Middle1715 N 82Nd StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 554 · Ratio: 18:136
  • Banneker Elem2026 N 4Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 378 · Ratio: 15:156
  • Bertram Caruthers Elem1100 WaverlyGrades: KG - 05Students: 208 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Bethel Elem7850 YeckerGrades: KG - 05Students: 161 · Ratio: 15:171
  • Central Middle925 IvandaleGrades: 06 - 08Students: 587 · Ratio: 15:133
  • Chelsea Elem2500 WoodGrades: KG - 05Students: 603 · Ratio: 16:147
  • Claude A Huyck Elem1530 N 83Rd StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 265 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Coronado Middle1735 N 64Th TerrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 427 · Ratio: 13:136
  • D D Eisenhower Middle2901 N 72Nd StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 535 · Ratio: 16:130
  • Delaware Ridge Elementary1601 North 130Th StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 364 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Douglass Elem1310 N 9Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 393 · Ratio: 15:142
  • Emerson Elem1429 S 29ThGrades: KG - 05Students: 141 · Ratio: 11:165
  • Eugene Ware Elem4820 OaklandGrades: KG - 05Students: 324 · Ratio: 16:152
  • F L Schlagle High2214 N 59Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 778 · Ratio: 16:128
  • Frances Willard Elem3400 OrvilleGrades: KG - 05Students: 426 · Ratio: 15:156
  • Frank Rushton Elem2605 W 43Rd AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 386 · Ratio: 16:163
  • Grant Elem1510 N 4Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 286 · Ratio: 16:149
  • Hazel Grove Elem2401 N 67Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 503 · Ratio: 15:153
  • J C Harmon High2400 Steele RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 116 · Ratio: 17:125
  • John F Kennedy Elem2600 N 72Nd StGrades: KG - 05Students: 422 · Ratio: 16:155
  • John Fiske Elem625 S ValleyGrades: PK - 05Students: 1,221 · Ratio: 46:154
  • Junction Elementary2570 South 42Nd StreetGrades: 01 - 06Students: 335 · Ratio: 18:174
  • Lindbergh Elem641 N 57Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 166 · Ratio: 11:156
  • M E Pearson Elem310 N 11Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 614 · Ratio: 15:137
  • Mark Twain Elem2300 Minnesota AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 213 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Mckinley Elementary School611 N. 14Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 192 · Ratio: 13:146
  • Midland Trail3101 South 51St StreetGrades: 01 - 06Students: 411 · Ratio: 14:172
  • New Stanley Elem3604 MetropolitanGrades: KG - 05Students: 335 · Ratio: 14:153
  • Noble Prentis Elem2337 S 14Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 221 · Ratio: 15:157
  • Northwest Middle2400 N 18Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 402 · Ratio: 15:127
  • Oak Grove Elem5340 Oak Grove RdGrades: 01 - 06Students: 479 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Parker Elementary School3334 HaskellGrades: KG - 05Students: 16 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Piper East Elementary School4430 107Th St.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Piper Elementary School12036 Leavenworth RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 708 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Piper High4400 North 107 StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 523 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Piper Middle4420 North 107 StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 511 · Ratio: 17:192
  • Quindaro Elem2800 FarrowGrades: PK - 05Students: 343 · Ratio: 15:149
  • Rosedale Middle3600 SpringfieldGrades: 06 - 08Students: 598 · Ratio: 17:131
  • School For Blind Elementary1100 State AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 16 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • School For Blind High1100 State AvenueGrades: 07 - 12Students: 25 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • Silver City Elem2515 Lawrence AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 269 · Ratio: 14:157
  • Stony Point North8200 ElizabethGrades: KG - 05Students: 324 · Ratio: 13:155
  • Stony Point South150 South 78Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 384 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science1610 N 8Th StreetGrades: 08 - 12Students: 864 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Thomas A Edison Elem1000 Locust StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 318 · Ratio: 16:158
  • Turner Early Learning Center6425 RiverviewGrades: PK - KGStudents: 507 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Turner Elem1800 South 55ThGrades: 01 - 06Students: 495 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Turner High2211 South 55ThGrades: 09 - 12Students: 129 · Ratio: 21:164
  • Turner Middle School1312 South 55ThGrades: 07 - 08Students: 564 · Ratio: 14:174
  • Washington High7340 Leavenworth RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 966 · Ratio: 18:123
  • Welborn Elem5200 Leavenworth RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 17:140
  • West Middle2600 N 44Th StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 378 · Ratio: 15:134
  • White Church Elem2226 N 85Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 235 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Whittier Elem295 S 10Th StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 588 · Ratio: 14:152
  • Wm A White Elem2600 N 43Rd TerraceGrades: KG - 05Students: 232 · Ratio: 14:168
  • Wyandotte High2501 Minneosta AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,217 · Ratio: 18:119

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Education level achieved in Kansas City

IndexKansas CityKansasNational
Completed 8th grade75.2%87.1%83.8%
Completed high school72.9%85.7%82.4%
Completed some college45.3%62.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%38.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.5%30.7%29.3%
Completed masters5.1%10.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Kansas City (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Leawood, KS32,84297%42%
Overland Park, KS178,94596%40%
Lenexa, KS49,57394%39%
Shawnee, KS63,59790%32%
Lansing, KS11,53587%28%
Kansas City, KS147,59852%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Escondido, CA147,60348%30%
Joliet, IL147,78677%14%
Torrance, CA147,18169%1%
Alexandria, VA146,42276%12%
Paterson, NJ146,34154%21%
Kansas City, KS147,59852%23%
Source: The Kansas City, KS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.