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Avg. test scores 71%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 5%

Wichita school information

IndexWichitaKansasNational
Average Test Scores29%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools9897079,221
Total private schools3019024,874
Total post-secondary schools12867,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Wichita are 42% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 98 public schools in Wichita
  • 84.3% of people in Wichita have completed 8th grade
  • 83.1% of people in Wichita have completed high school
  • 28.9% of people in Wichita have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Wichita

      IndexWichitaKansasNational
      Completed 8th grade84.3%87.4%84.3%
      Completed high school83.1%86.1%83.0%
      Completed some college60.8%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.9%31.6%30.3%
      Completed masters9.9%11.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

      Wichita, KS School Districts

      • Wichita Unified School District 259
      • Circle Unified School District 375
      • Goddard Unified School District 265
      • Maize Unified School District 266
      • Derby Unified School District 260
      • Haysville Unified School District 261
      • Andover Unified School District 385

      There are a total of 98 public schools, 30 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Wichita. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Wichita, KS schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Wichita, KS, an average of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bentley, KS50770%41%
      Colwich, KS1,30561%23%
      Andover, KS12,47755%12%
      Maize, KS4,41454%10%
      Goddard, KS4,22453%7%
      Wichita, KS388,03329%42%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cleveland, OH389,16545%8%
      Arlington, TX383,89969%40%
      New Orleans, LA382,92273%48%
      Tulsa, OK399,90651%4%
      Minneapolis, MN404,67038%24%
      Wichita, KS388,03329%42%
      Source: The Wichita, 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.