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min. proficiency
90%
  • University Academy-upper
  • 6801 Holmes Rd, Kansas City
  • UNIVERSITY ACADEMY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 189
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
86%
  • Frontier Schooll Of Excellence-u
  • 5605 Troost Ave, Kansas City
  • FRONTIER SCHOOL OF INNOVATION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 158
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
83%
  • Park Hill High
  • 7701 Nw Barry Rd, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,786
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
81%
  • Staley High
  • 2800 Ne Shoal Creek Pkwy, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
80%
  • Alta Vista Charter School
  • 1722 Holly St, Kansas City
  • ALTA VISTA CHARTER SCH.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 320
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Nashua Elementary.
  • 221 Ne 114th St, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 374
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
76%
  • Bell Prairie Elementary
  • 3000 Ne 108th St, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 630
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
75%
  • West Englewood Elementary.
  • 1506 Nw Englewood Rd, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 447
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
75%
  • Shoal Creek Elementary.
  • 9000 Ne Flintlock Rd, Kansas City
  • LIBERTY 53
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 812
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
75%
  • Lincoln College Prep.
  • 2111 Woodland, Kansas City
  • KANSAS CITY 33
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 836
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
73%
  • Hogan Preparatory Academy
  • 1221 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City
  • HOGAN PREPARATORY ACADEMY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 390
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
73%
  • Hawthorn Elementary.
  • 8200 N Chariton, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
73%
  • Academie Lafayette-oak
  • 6903 Oak, Kansas City
  • ACADEMIE LAFAYETTE
  • Grades: 3 - 8 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
73%
  • Fox Hill Elementary.
  • 545 Ne 106 St, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
73%
  • Clardy Elementary.
  • 8100 N Troost, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
72%
  • Lakewood Elementary.
  • 4624 N Norton, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 239
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
72%
  • Union Chapel Elementary.
  • 7100 Nw Hampton Road, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 481
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
70%
  • Northview Elementary.
  • 9201 N Indiana, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 779
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
70%
  • Ravenwood Elementary.
  • 5020 Ne 58th St, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 377
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
68%
  • Prairie Point Elementary.
  • 8101 Nw Belvidere Pkwy, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 469
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
68%
  • English Landing Elementary.
  • 6500 Nw Klamm Dr, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 521
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
67%
  • Winnetonka High
  • 5815 Ne 48th St, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,301
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
67%
  • Kellybrook Elementary School
  • 10701 N Eastern Avenue, Kansas City
  • LIBERTY 53
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
66%
  • Liberty Oaks Elementary.
  • 8150 N Farley Ave, Kansas City
  • LIBERTY 53
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 551
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Crossroads Academy Of Kansas City
  • 1015 Central, Kansas City
  • CROSSROADS ACAD OF KANSAS CITY
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 280
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
65%
  • Frontier Stem High School
  • 6455 E Commerce Ave., Kansas City
  • FRONTIER SCHOOL OF INNOVATION
  • Grades: 9 - 10 · Students: 84
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
65%
  • Davidson Elementary.
  • 5100 N Highland, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 404
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
65%
  • Lakeview Middle School
  • 6720 Nw 64th St, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 810
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
63%
  • Plaza Middle School
  • 6501 Nw 72nd St, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 846
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
62%
  • Center Sr. High
  • 8715 Holmes, Kansas City
  • CENTER 58
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 700
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
62%
  • Briarcliff Elementary.
  • 4100 Nw Briarcliff Rd, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 314
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
62%
  • Oak Park High
  • 825 Ne 79th Terr, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,407
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
60%
  • Line Creek Elementary.
  • 5801 Nw Waukomis Dr, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
60%
  • Gracemor Elementary.
  • 5125 N Sycamore, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 828
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
60%
  • Alfred L. Renner Elementary.
  • 7401 Nw Barry Rd, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 390
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
60%
  • Congress Middle School
  • 8150 N Congress Ave, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 894
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
59%
  • Southeast Elementary.
  • 5704 N Northwood Rd, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
59%
  • New Mark Middle School
  • 515 Ne 106th St, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,106
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
58%
  • Tiffany Ridge Elementary Schooll
  • 5301 Nw Old Tiffany Springs Rd, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
58%
  • Summit Pointe Elementary.
  • 13100 E 147th St, Kansas City
  • LEE'S SUMMIT R-VII
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 583
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
57%
  • Winnwood Elementary.
  • 4531 Ne 44th Terr, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 357
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
57%
  • Red Bridge Elementary.
  • 10781 Oak, Kansas City
  • CENTER 58
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 252
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
56%
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Middle School
  • 6401 Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City
  • EWING MARION KAUFFMAN SCHOOL
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
55%
  • Crestview Elementary.
  • 4327 N Holmes, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
55%
  • Topping Elementary.
  • 4433 N Topping Av, Kansas City
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY 74
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
55%
  • Allen Village High School
  • 706 W 42nd St, Kansas City
  • ALLEN VILLAGE
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 145
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
53%
  • Barry School.
  • 2001 Nw 87th Terr, Kansas City
  • PLATTE CO. R-III
  • Grades: 3 - 8 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
52%
  • University Academy-lower
  • 6801 Holmes Rd, Kansas City
  • UNIVERSITY ACADEMY
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 621
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
51%
  • Thomas B. Chinn Elementary.
  • 7100 Nw Chatham Rd, Kansas City
  • PARK HILL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
51%
  • Warford Elementary.
  • 11400 Cleveland, Kansas City
  • HICKMAN MILLS C-1
  • Grades: 1 - 6 · Students: 339
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Kansas City school information

IndexKansas CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores43%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1661,89979,221
Total private schools5353124,874
Total post-secondary schools302137,963
The Kansas City, MO educational system consists of 166 public schools, 53 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools. Kansas City public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 16% lower than than the Missouri average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kansas City public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.6% have completed high school, 33.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Kansas City

IndexKansas CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.2%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 166 public schools, 53 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools in Kansas City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kansas City, MO schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Kansas City, MO, an average of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.6% 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, MO schools.

Source: The Kansas City, MO 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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