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.