We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 31 Kansas schools made our rankings. View Rankings
To graduate, Kansas high school students must earn at least 21 credits in English language arts, history and government, science, mathematics, physical education, fine arts and electives. High school students also take state assessments in math, science, reading, writing and history and government, according to the Kansas State Department of Education.
Of the Kansas schools in the 2013 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, two were awarded gold medals, eight earned silver medals and 21 received bronze medals. The top-ranked high school in Kansas is Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, located in the Kansas City School District, which is about 60 miles from Topeka and roughly 200 miles from Wichita.
Top Ranked KS Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
1610 NORTH 8TH ST, KANSAS CITY, KS 66101#2
12200 LAMAR AVE, OVERLAND PARK, KS 66209#3
6001 WEST 159TH ST, STILWELL, KS 66085#4
21300 COLLEGE BLVD, OLATHE, KS 66061#5
1847 NORTH CHAUTAUQUA, WICHITA, KS 67214#6
425 NORTH WAVERLY, GARDNER, KS 66030#7
1611 WEST 2ND, LIBERAL, KS 67901#8
1005 SOUTH MAIN, FORT SCOTT, KS 66701#9
11600 WEST 45TH ST NORTH, MAIZE, KS 67101#10
202 AQUATIC DR, LOUISBURG, KS 66053
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KS by the Numbers
Districts 289 High Schools 369 Full-Time Teachers 9,989 Students Enrolled 147,172
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The Wichita Public Schools include 14 high schools that serve 12,648 students.
There are five high schools in the Shawnee Mission School District, serving 8,705 students.
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