Kansas City school information

IndexKansas CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores37%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1661,89979,235
Total private schools5353124,875
Total post-secondary schools302137,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Kansas City are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 166 public schools in Kansas City.
  • 85.3% of people in Kansas City have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in Kansas City have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Kansas City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Kansas City

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  • Academie Lafayette6903 OakGrades: KG - 08Students: 644 · Ratio: 14:173
  • Ace Collegium At Se 7-123500 E Meyer BlvdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 382 · Ratio: 15:131
  • Ace Collegium Pk-5 At Se6410 Swope ParkwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 50 · Ratio: 21:124
  • Ace Middle School6330 Swope ParkwayGrades: 06 - 06Students: 83 · Ratio: 15:126
  • Alfred L. Renner Elem.7401 Nw Barry RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 531 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Allen Village School706 W 42Nd StGrades: KG - 08Students: 415 · Ratio: 24:146
  • Alta Vista Charter Sch.1722 Holly StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 201 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Alta Vista Middle School1711 BroadwayGrades: 06 - 07Students: 81 · Ratio: 10:128
  • Alternative Resource Ctr.3100 Main St Ste 206Grades: 06 - 12Students: 6 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Attucks Elem.2400 ProspectGrades: PK - 06Students: 318 · Ratio: 14:122
  • B W Sheperd School2727 Tracy AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 34 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • B. Banneker Academy6401 Rockhill RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 355 · Ratio: 13:115
  • B. Banneker Elem.7050 AskewGrades: PK - 06Students: 379 · Ratio: 14:113
  • Barry Sch.2001 Nw 87Th TerrGrades: 03 - 08Students: 515 · Ratio: 15:157
  • Bell Prairie Elementary3000 Ne 108Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 385 · Ratio: 14:160
  • Boone Elem.8817 Wornall RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 239 · Ratio: 10:155
  • Border Star Montessori6321 Wornall RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 407 · Ratio: 18:144
  • Briarcliff Elem.4100 Nw Briarcliff RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 325 · Ratio: 15:156
  • Brookside Charter Middle Schl1815 East 63Rd StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Brookside Charter Sch.1815 East 63 StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 312 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Burke Elem.111Th & BenningtonGrades: KG - 05Students: 409 · Ratio: 12:126
  • C. A. Franklin Elem.1320 E 32Nd TerrGrades: PK - 06Students: 227 · Ratio: 13:113
  • Center Alternative8434 PaseoGrades: 07 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:18
  • Center Elem.8401 EuclidGrades: KG - 05Students: 298 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Center Middle326 E 103Rd StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 516 · Ratio: 12:139
  • Center Sr. High8715 HolmesGrades: 09 - 12Students: 697 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Central High3221 IndianaGrades: 07 - 12Students: 649 · Ratio: 11:110
  • Chouteau Elem.3701 N JacksonGrades: PK - 05Students: 382 · Ratio: 14:134
  • Clardy Elem.8100 N TroostGrades: 02 - 05Students: 537 · Ratio: 17:152
  • Congress Middle8150 N Congress AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 849 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Contract3708 LinwoodGrades: PK - 12Students: 179 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Crestview Elem.4327 N HolmesGrades: KG - 05Students: 523 · Ratio: 14:139
  • Crittenton Treatment Center10918 Elm AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ctr. For Educ. Development2000 Ne 46Th StGrades: KG - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Dale M Thompson/Trails West S4800 Grandview RdGrades: KG - 12Students: 34 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Davidson Elem.5100 N HighlandGrades: KG - 05Students: 374 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Day Treatment5401 E 103Rd StGrades: 02 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Delasalle Charter School3740 Forest AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 169 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Della Lamb Elem.500 WoodlandGrades: KG - 06Students: 498 · Ratio: 13:19
  • Derrick Thomas College Prep201 E. Armour BlvdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Derrick Thomas Elem. Academy201 E Armour BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 594 · Ratio: 20:134
  • Derrick Thomas Jr. Academy201 E Armour BlvdGrades: 06 - 09Students: 343 · Ratio: 42:134
  • Dobbs Elem.9400 EasternGrades: KG - 05Students: 398 · Ratio: 14:131
  • Early Child. Education Ctr.9600 Ne 79Th StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 223 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Early Childhood Ctr.5401 E 103Rd StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 213 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Early Childhood Educ. Ctr.8817 Wornall RdGrades: PK - PKStudents: 197 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • East High School1924 Van Brunt BlvdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,039 · Ratio: 14:115
  • Eastgate Middle4700 Ne Parvin RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 682 · Ratio: 13:140
  • Eastwood Hills Elem.5290 SycamoreGrades: PK - 05Students: 346 · Ratio: 14:126
  • English Landing Elem.6500 Nw Klamm DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 52 · Ratio: 16:166
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman School4251 Bridger RoadGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fleetridge Elem.13001 E 55Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 447 · Ratio: 18:146
  • Foreign Language Academy3450 WarwickGrades: PK - 08Students: 856 · Ratio: 20:148
  • Fox Hill Elem.545 Ne 106 StGrades: KG - 05Students: 563 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Frontier Schl Of Excellence-MSuite 100Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Frontier Schl Of Excellence-USuite 200Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Frontier Schl Of Innovation-MSuite 150Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Frontier School Of InnovationSuite 100Grades: KG - 06Students: 407 · Ratio: 18:147
  • Garfield Elem.436 Prospect BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 573 · Ratio: 16:114
  • Gashland Elem.500 Ne 83Rd StGrades: KG - 01Students: 26 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Genesis Promise Acad-Lower Lv3800 E. 44Th StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 118 · Ratio: 12:14
  • Genesis Promise Acad-Upper Lv3800 E. 44Th StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 48 · Ratio: 12:14
  • Genesis School Inc.3800 E 44Th StGrades: 03 - 12Students: 111 · Ratio: 15:14
  • George Melcher Elem.3958 ChelseaGrades: PK - 06Students: 401 · Ratio: 19:113
  • Gladstone Elem.335 N ElmwoodGrades: PK - 06Students: 579 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Gordon Parks Elem.3715 WyomingGrades: KG - 05Students: 216 · Ratio: 11:114
  • Gracemor Elem.5125 N SycamoreGrades: PK - 05Students: 808 · Ratio: 16:141
  • Hawthorn Elem.8200 N CharitonGrades: KG - 05Students: 458 · Ratio: 14:168
  • Hickman Mills Junior High9010 Old Santa Fe RoadGrades: 08 - 09Students: 843 · Ratio: 10:121
  • Hogan Preparatory Acad Middle5809 Michigan AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Hogan Preparatory Academy1221 E Meyer BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 334 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Holliday Montessori7227 JacksonGrades: PK - 06Students: 519 · Ratio: 19:138
  • Hope Academy2801 Swope ParkwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 276 · Ratio: 43:1n/a
  • Hope Leadership Academy2800 E. Linwood Blvd.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Indian Creek Elem.9801 GrandGrades: KG - 05Students: 281 · Ratio: 14:138
  • Ingels Elem.11600 Food LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 424 · Ratio: 14:130
  • James Elem.5810 ScarrittGrades: PK - 06Students: 425 · Ratio: 17:140
  • John T. Hartman Elem.8111 OakGrades: PK - 06Students: 441 · Ratio: 14:140
  • Johnson Elem.10900 MarshGrades: KG - 05Students: 355 · Ratio: 14:126
  • Kellybrook Elem School10701 N Eastern AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 595 · Ratio: 18:166
  • Kensington Campus5000 E 17Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 545 · Ratio: 15:117
  • Kipp: Endeavor Academy2700 E 18Th St Ste 155BGrades: 05 - 08Students: 244 · Ratio: 16:125
  • Lakeview Middle6720 Nw 64Th StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 739 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Lakewood Elem.4624 N NortonGrades: KG - 05Students: 188 · Ratio: 15:162
  • Lee A. Tolbert Com. Academy3400 Paseo BlvdGrades: KG - 08Students: 511 · Ratio: 14:133
  • Liberty Oaks Elem.8150 N Farley AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 554 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Lincoln College Prep.2111 WoodlandGrades: 06 - 12Students: 963 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Line Creek Elem.5801 Nw Waukomis DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 619 · Ratio: 18:165
  • Little Blue Elementary13900 E 61St StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 434 · Ratio: 17:140
  • Longfellow Elem.2830 HolmesGrades: PK - 06Students: 218 · Ratio: 14:120
  • M. L. King Elementary4201-A Indiana AveGrades: 03 - 06Students: 295 · Ratio: 12:110
  • Manual Career & Tech. Ctr.1215 Truman RdGrades: 11 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Maple Park Middle5300 N BenningtonGrades: 06 - 08Students: 773 · Ratio: 14:144
  • Maple Valley School2575 Ne Barry RdGrades: KG - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Maplewood Elem.6400 Ne 52Nd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 349 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Martin City Elem.201 E 133Rd StGrades: KG - 08Students: 662 · Ratio: 14:143
  • Nashua Elem.221 Ne 114Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 358 · Ratio: 16:168
  • New Mark Middle515 Ne 106Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 971 · Ratio: 15:165
  • Norfleet Elem.6140 Norfleet RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 404 · Ratio: 17:150
  • North Kansas City High620 E 23Rd AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,506 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Northeast High415 S Van BruntGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,086 · Ratio: 18:115
  • Northgate Middle2117 Ne 48Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 76 · Ratio: 16:152
  • Northview Elem.9201 N IndianaGrades: KG - 05Students: 579 · Ratio: 16:161
  • Northwest Reg. Youth Ctr.4901 Ne Barry RdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 22 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Northwood Sch.4400 Sterling AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Oak Park High825 Ne 79Th TerrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,351 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Park Hill Day Sch.7642 N Green Hills RoadGrades: KG - 12Students: 35 · Ratio: 5:127
  • Park Hill Early Child. Ed. Ctr8100 N CongressGrades: PK - PKStudents: 109 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Park Hill High7701 Nw Barry RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,687 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Paseo Acad. Of Performing Arts4747 Flora AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 66 · Ratio: 15:121
  • Pathfinder Elem.1951 Nw 87Th TerrGrades: KG - 02Students: 334 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pathway Academic Elementary2015 E. 72Nd StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 476 · Ratio: 20:124
  • Phillis Wheatley Elem.2415 Agnes AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 442 · Ratio: 18:126
  • Pitcher Elem.9915 E 38Th TerrGrades: PK - 06Students: 324 · Ratio: 14:125
  • Plaza Middle6501 Nw 72Nd StGrades: 06 - 06Students: 78 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Prairie Point Elem.8101 Nw Belvidere PkwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 48 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Primitivo Garcia Elem.1000 W 17Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 355 · Ratio: 13:126
  • Ravenwood Elem.5020 Ne 58Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Raytown Middle4900 Pittman RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 855 · Ratio: 18:138
  • Red Bridge Elem.10781 OakGrades: KG - 05Students: 252 · Ratio: 12:162
  • Rogers Elementary6400 E 23Rd StGrades: PK - 06Students: 775 · Ratio: 17:122
  • Ruskin High School7000-46 E 111Th StreetGrades: 10 - 12Students: 1,183 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Santa Fe Elem.8908 Old Santa Fe RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 386 · Ratio: 12:120
  • Satchel Paige Elem.3301 E 75Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 486 · Ratio: 17:117
  • Scuola Vita Nuova Charter544 Wabash AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 202 · Ratio: 12:145
  • Shoal Creek Elem.9000 Ne Flintlock RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 703 · Ratio: 17:174
  • Smith-Hale College Prep8925 Longview RoadGrades: 06 - 07Students: 962 · Ratio: 12:128
  • Southeast Elem.5704 N Northwood RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 471 · Ratio: 14:151
  • Southwest Early College Campus6512 Wornall RdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:114
  • Spofford Treatment CenterPo Box 9888Grades: KG - 07Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Staley High2800 Ne Shoal Creek PkwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,347 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Summit Pointe Elem.13100 E 147Th StGrades: KG - 06Students: 565 · Ratio: 19:165
  • Swinney Elementary4600 Elmwood AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 395 · Ratio: 17:134
  • Symington Elem.8650 Ruskin WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 358 · Ratio: 14:128
  • Thomas B. Chinn Elem.7100 Nw Chatham RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 519 · Ratio: 15:159
  • Topping Elem.4433 N Topping AvGrades: KG - 05Students: 279 · Ratio: 14:141
  • Trailwoods Elem.6201 E 17Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 358 · Ratio: 12:144
  • Troost Elem.1215 E 59Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 345 · Ratio: 18:118
  • Truman Elem.9601 James Reed RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 433 · Ratio: 13:139
  • Union Chapel Elem.7100 Nw Hampton RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 53 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • University Academy-Lower6801 Holmes RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 561 · Ratio: 17:151
  • University Academy-Middle6801 Holmes RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 211 · Ratio: 14:164
  • University Academy-Upper6801 Holmes RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 237 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Urban Com. Leadership Academy1524 Paseo BlvdGrades: 05 - 09Students: 26 · Ratio: 11:115
  • Wallace Campus414 WallaceGrades: 06 - 12Students: 746 · Ratio: 16:118
  • Warford Elem.11400 ClevelandGrades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 13:150
  • Wendell Phillips Elem.1619 E 24Th TerrGrades: PK - 06Students: 28 · Ratio: 16:136
  • West Englewood Elem.1506 Nw Englewood RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 13:153
  • Westridge Elem.8500 E 77Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 385 · Ratio: 15:125
  • Whittier Elem.1012 BalesGrades: PK - 06Students: 49 · Ratio: 17:125
  • Winnetonka High5815 Ne 48Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,431 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Winnwood Elem.4531 Ne 44Th TerrGrades: PK - 05Students: 352 · Ratio: 14:131

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Education level achieved in Kansas City

IndexKansas CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.3%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college61.9%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors31.6%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters11.9%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Leawood, KS32,84297%42%
Overland Park, KS178,94596%40%
Lenexa, KS49,57394%39%
Olathe, KS129,91391%34%
Shawnee, KS63,59790%32%
Kansas City, MO465,00537%45%

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Long Beach, CA468,59456%18%
Sacramento, CA476,07547%31%
Mesa, AZ452,09167%2%
Virginia Beach, VA445,62383%21%
Atlanta, GA440,64175%10%
Kansas City, MO465,00537%45%
Source: The Kansas City, MO 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.