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Teaching Schools in Kansas Districts

Kansas has more than 84 school districts, from Nemaha 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
Prairie HillsPrairie Hills Nemaha 1,174 98 $12,782,000
Abilene Abilene Dickinson 1,642 112 $14,874,000
Andover Andover Butler 7,842 359 $43,739,000
Arkansas City Arkansas City Cowley 2,872 195 $26,907,000
Augusta Augusta Butler 2,271 166 $19,193,000
Basehor-linwood Basehor-linwood Leavenworth 2,236 139 $18,294,000
Baxter SpringsBaxter Springs Cherokee 1,063 74 $10,786,000
Chanute Public Schools Chanute Public Schools Neosho 1,780 136 $18,238,000
ChapmanChapman Dickinson 1,113 91 $11,690,000
Clearwater Clearwater Sedgwick 1,187 87 $11,617,000
Derby Derby Sedgwick 7,125 454 $59,121,000
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
Garden City Garden City Finney 7,737 493 $78,275,000
Great Bend Great Bend Barton 2,923 235 $29,788,000
Hutchinson Public Schools Hutchinson Public Schools Reno 4,738 350 $49,850,000
Independence Independence Montgomery 2,091 145 $19,589,000
Lansing Lansing Leavenworth 2,604 174 $22,147,000
Lawrence Lawrence Douglas 11,918 829 $114,286,000
Liberal Liberal Seward 5,050 326 $47,032,000
Louisburg Louisburg Miami 1,785 103 $14,832,000
Mcpherson Mcpherson Mcpherson 2,495 178 $24,819,000
Mulvane Mulvane Sedgwick 1,793 134 $16,109,000
Nickerson Nickerson Reno 1,146 98 $12,289,000
Paola Paola Miami 1,959 128 $18,765,000
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
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
Valley Center Pub Sch Valley Center Pub Sch Sedgwick 2,798 156 $23,155,000
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
Auburn Washburn Auburn Washburn Shawnee 6,288 437 $54,985,000
Labette County Labette County Labette 1,608 103 $15,457,000
Atchison Public Schools Atchison Public Schools Atchison 1,718 138 $16,937,000
Baldwin City Baldwin City Douglas 1,403 107 $13,321,000
Bonner Springs Bonner Springs Wyandotte 2,644 183 $23,485,000
Buhler Buhler Reno 2,281 149 $20,901,000
Clay Center Clay Center Clay 1,387 110 $13,885,000
Coffeyville Coffeyville Montgomery 1,762 133 $19,222,000
Concordia Concordia Cloud 1,083 79 $12,058,000
De Soto De Soto Johnson 7,054 478 $58,449,000
Dodge City Dodge City Ford 7,136 440 $68,018,000
Fort Scott Fort Scott Bourbon 1,910 139 $17,574,000
Ft Leavenworth Ft Leavenworth Leavenworth 1,855 128 $16,321,000
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
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
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
Leavenworth Leavenworth Leavenworth 3,836 249 $40,524,000
Maize Maize Sedgwick 6,974 420 $58,416,000
Manhattan-ogden Manhattan-ogden Riley 6,357 446 $64,855,000
Newton Newton Harvey 3,603 262 $33,316,000
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
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
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
Ulysses Ulysses Grant 1,809 118 $15,601,000
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