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75%
  • Piper Elementary School
  • 3131 N. 122nd, Kansas City
  • Piper-Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 730
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
57%
  • Piper East Elementary School
  • 4430 N. 107th St., Kansas City
  • Piper-Kansas City
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
55%
  • Delaware Ridge Elementary
  • 1601 North 130th Street, Kansas City
  • Bonner Springs
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
42%
  • White Church Elementary
  • 2226 N 85th St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 279
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
41%
  • Piper Middle School
  • 4420 North 107 Street, Kansas City
  • Piper-Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
39%
  • Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science
  • 1610 N 8th Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 917
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
36%
  • Oak Grove Elementary
  • 5340 Oak Grove Rd, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 524
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
35%
  • Wm A White Elementary
  • 2600 N 43rd Terrace, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
35%
  • Emerson Elementary
  • 1429 S 29th, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 210
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Bethel Elementary
  • 7850 Yecker, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 187
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
30%
  • Midland Trail
  • 3101 South 51st Street, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
30%
  • Junction Elementary
  • 2570 South 42nd Street, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 322
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
30%
  • Piper High
  • 4400 North 107 Street, Kansas City
  • Piper-Kansas City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
27%
  • Mckinley Elementary School
  • 1301 Armstrong, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 255
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
27%
  • Frank Rushton Elementary
  • 2605 W 43rd Avenue, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 421
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
27%
  • Noble Prentis Elementary
  • 2337 S 14th Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 236
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
26%
  • Turner Elementary
  • 1800 South 55th, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 602
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
25%
  • Mark Twain Elementary
  • 2300 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
25%
  • Eugene Ware Elementary
  • 4820 Oakland, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 322
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
22%
  • John Fiske Elementary
  • 625 S Valley, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,055
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 56:1
22%
  • Stony Point South
  • 150 South 78th St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 353
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
22%
  • Silver City Elementary
  • 2515 Lawrence Ave, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 330
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary
  • 1100 Waverly, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 270
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
21%
  • Frances Willard Elementary
  • 3400 Orville, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 492
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
21%
  • Whittier Elementary
  • 295 S 10th Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 639
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
21%
  • John F Kennedy Elementary
  • 2600 N 72nd St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
21%
  • Hazel Grove Elementary
  • 2401 N 67th St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
20%
  • Washington High
  • 7340 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,002
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
20%
  • Lindbergh Elementary
  • 641 N 57th St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 212
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
20%
  • Stony Point North
  • 8200 Elizabeth, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 301
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
20%
  • Thomas A Edison Elementary
  • 1000 Locust Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
17%
  • Claude A Huyck Elementary
  • 1530 N 83rd Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 249
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
17%
  • Parker Elementary School
  • 3334 Haskell, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • Coronado Middle School
  • 1735 N 64th Terr, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 416
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
16%
  • M E Pearson Elementary
  • 310 N 11th St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 540
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
16%
  • Arrowhead Middle School
  • 1715 N 82nd Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
15%
  • Turner Sixth Grade Academy
  • 6425 Riverview, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 310
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
15%
  • New Stanley Elementary
  • 3604 Metropolitan, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
15%
  • Turner High
  • 2211 South 55th, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 1,107
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
12%
  • Banneker Elementary
  • 2026 N 4th Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
12%
  • Chelsea Elementary
  • 2500 Wood, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 669
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
12%
  • Welborn Elementary
  • 5200 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 508
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
12%
  • Argentine Middle School
  • 2123 Ruby Avenue, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 601
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
12%
  • Turner Middle School
  • 1312 South 55th, Kansas City
  • Turner-Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
11%
  • Grant Elementary
  • 1510 N 4th St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 338
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
10%
  • Douglass Elementary
  • 1310 N 9th Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 404
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
10%
  • Central Middle School
  • 925 Ivandale, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 636
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
9%
  • D D Eisenhower Middle School
  • 2901 N 72nd St, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 525
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
9%
  • West Middle School
  • 2600 N 44th Street, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
9%
  • Quindaro Elementary
  • 2800 Farrow, Kansas City
  • Kansas City
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Kansas City school information

IndexKansas CityKansasNational
Average Test Scores22%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools5797079,221
Total private schools1219024,874
Total post-secondary schools5867,963
The Kansas City, KS educational system consists of 57 public schools, 12 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Kansas City public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 42% lower than than the Kansas average and 55% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kansas City public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.2% have completed high school, 16.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Kansas City

IndexKansas CityKansasNational
Completed 8th grade74.3%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college45.0%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 57 public schools, 12 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Kansas City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kansas City, KS schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Kansas City, KS, an average of 74.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Kansas City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Kansas City, KS schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Riverside, MO3,10385%72%
Westwood, KS1,74775%51%
Leawood, KS33,76370%43%
Parkville, MO6,12469%39%
Liberty, MO30,23966%33%
Kansas City, KS149,75522%55%

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Lakewood, CO149,79334%32%
Escondido, CA149,91235%29%
Rockford, IL149,59723%54%
Sunnyvale, CA149,59656%13%
Hollywood, FL148,11448%3%
Kansas City, KS149,75522%55%
Source: The Kansas City, KS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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