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Teaching Schools in Kansas Districts

Kansas has more than 84 school districts, from Mcpherson county County's to Cowley county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Kansas. Don't miss our report on Kansas Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Smoky Valley Smoky Valley Mcpherson 1,510 69 $9,987,000
Wamego Wamego Pottawatomie 1,535 125 $14,498,000
Ottawa Ottawa Franklin 2,463 170 $24,516,000
Prairie HillsPrairie Hills Nemaha 1,174 98 $12,782,000
Abilene Abilene Dickinson 1,642 112 $14,874,000
Auburn Washburn Auburn Washburn Shawnee 6,288 437 $54,985,000
Labette County Labette County Labette 1,608 103 $15,457,000
Andover Andover Butler 7,842 359 $43,739,000
Arkansas City Arkansas City Cowley 2,872 195 $26,907,000
Atchison Public Schools Atchison Public Schools Atchison 1,718 138 $16,937,000
Augusta Augusta Butler 2,271 166 $19,193,000
Baldwin City Baldwin City Douglas 1,403 107 $13,321,000
Basehor-linwood Basehor-linwood Leavenworth 2,236 139 $18,294,000
Baxter SpringsBaxter Springs Cherokee 1,063 74 $10,786,000
Bonner Springs Bonner Springs Wyandotte 2,644 183 $23,485,000
Buhler Buhler Reno 2,281 149 $20,901,000
Chanute Public Schools Chanute Public Schools Neosho 1,780 136 $18,238,000
ChapmanChapman Dickinson 1,113 91 $11,690,000
Clay Center Clay Center Clay 1,387 110 $13,885,000
Clearwater Clearwater Sedgwick 1,187 87 $11,617,000
Coffeyville Coffeyville Montgomery 1,762 133 $19,222,000
Concordia Concordia Cloud 1,083 79 $12,058,000
Derby Derby Sedgwick 7,125 454 $59,121,000
De Soto De Soto Johnson 7,054 478 $58,449,000
Dodge City Dodge City Ford 7,136 440 $68,018,000
El Dorado El Dorado Butler 1,964 148 $19,208,000
ElkhartElkhart Morton 1,102 60 $9,709,000
Emporia Emporia Lyon 4,676 329 $45,838,000
Eudora Eudora Douglas 1,709 118 $15,941,000
Fort Scott Fort Scott Bourbon 1,910 139 $17,574,000
Ft Leavenworth Ft Leavenworth Leavenworth 1,855 128 $16,321,000
Garden City Garden City Finney 7,737 493 $78,275,000
Gardner Edgerton Gardner Edgerton Johnson 5,828 199 $46,451,000
Garnett Garnett Anderson 1,039 89 $11,101,000
Girard Girard Crawford 1,050 68 $10,972,000
Goddard Goddard Sedgwick 5,635 326 $48,109,000
Great Bend Great Bend Barton 2,923 235 $29,788,000
Hays Hays Ellis 2,996 164 $31,000,000
Haysville Haysville Sedgwick 5,562 334 $49,836,000
HolcombHolcomb Finney 1,050 77 $10,370,000
Holton Holton Jackson 1,078 88 $11,536,000
Hugoton Public Schools Hugoton Public Schools Stevens 1,140 83 $12,606,000
Hutchinson Public Schools Hutchinson Public Schools Reno 4,738 350 $49,850,000
Independence Independence Montgomery 2,091 145 $19,589,000
Iola Iola Allen 1,266 106 $15,478,000
Geary County Schools Geary County Schools Geary 7,541 558 $81,652,000
Kansas City Kansas City Wyandotte 20,909 1337 $241,419,000
Kaw Valley Kaw Valley Pottawatomie 1,243 103 $13,657,000
Lansing Lansing Leavenworth 2,604 174 $22,147,000
Lawrence Lawrence Douglas 11,918 829 $114,286,000
Leavenworth Leavenworth Leavenworth 3,836 249 $40,524,000
Liberal Liberal Seward 5,050 326 $47,032,000
Louisburg Louisburg Miami 1,785 103 $14,832,000
Maize Maize Sedgwick 6,974 420 $58,416,000
Manhattan-ogden Manhattan-ogden Riley 6,357 446 $64,855,000
Mcpherson Mcpherson Mcpherson 2,495 178 $24,819,000
Mulvane Mulvane Sedgwick 1,793 134 $16,109,000
Newton Newton Harvey 3,603 262 $33,316,000
Nickerson Nickerson Reno 1,146 98 $12,289,000
Olathe Olathe Johnson 29,430 51 $278,793,000
Osawatomie Osawatomie Miami 1,185 86 $13,212,000
Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe Trail Osage 1,042 79 $11,856,000
Paola Paola Miami 1,959 128 $18,765,000
Parsons Parsons Labette 1,323 98 $13,229,000
Piper-kansas City Piper-kansas City Wyandotte 2,128 121 $16,755,000
Pittsburg Pittsburg Crawford 3,072 223 $30,711,000
Pratt Pratt Pratt 1,180 82 $11,514,000
Renwick Renwick Sedgwick 1,900 133 $16,448,000
Rose Hill Public Schools Rose Hill Public Schools Butler 1,661 116 $14,470,000
Salina Salina Saline 7,059 516 $76,348,000
Seaman Seaman Shawnee 3,860 278 $35,671,000
Shawnee Mission Pub Sch Shawnee Mission Pub Sch Johnson 27,286 1694
Spring Hill Spring Hill Johnson 3,649 209 $26,296,000
Blue Valley Blue Valley Johnson 22,537 1433 $215,457,000
Shawnee Heights Shawnee Heights Shawnee 3,555 227 $32,881,000
Tonganoxie Tonganoxie Leavenworth 1,965 140 $15,967,000
Topeka Public Schools Topeka Public Schools Shawnee 13,930 1056 $162,566,000
Circle Circle Butler 1,928 129 $16,998,000
Turner-kansas City Turner-kansas City Wyandotte 4,146 252 $37,837,000
Ulysses Ulysses Grant 1,809 118 $15,601,000
Valley Center Pub Sch Valley Center Pub Sch Sedgwick 2,798 156 $23,155,000
Wellington Wellington Sumner 1,623 134 $16,036,000
Wichita Wichita Sedgwick 50,148 3429 $547,281,000
Winfield Winfield Cowley 2,357 156 $24,599,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp