Best High Schools
in Kansas

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 32 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 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, two were awarded silver medals and 30 received bronze medals. The top-ranked high school in Kansas is East High School, a part of Witchita Public Schools, which is about 140 miles from Topeka.

Top Ranked KS Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

East High School

2301 EAST DOUGLAS, WICHITA, KS 67211

#2

Liberal Sr High

1611 WEST 2ND, LIBERAL, KS 67901

Other Notable KS Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Andover Central High School

603 EAST CENTRAL, ANDOVER, KS 67002

Arkansas City High

1200 WEST RADIO LN, ARKANSAS CITY, KS 67005

Baxter Springs High

100 NORTH MILITARY, BAXTER SPRINGS, KS 66713

Belle Plaine High

822 NORTH MERCHANT, BELLE PLAINE, KS 67013

Chanute High

1501 WEST 36TH ST, CHANUTE, KS 66720

Chapman High

400 WEST 4TH, CHAPMAN, KS 67431

Dodge City High School

2201 ROSS BLVD, DODGE CITY, KS 67801

Ell-Saline Middle/High School

414 EAST ANDERSON, BROOKVILLE, KS 67425

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KS by the Numbers
Districts 256
High Schools 312
Full-Time Teachers 11,270
Students Enrolled 145,386

Featured Districts

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The Wichita Public Schools include 13 high schools that serve 12,569 students.

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There are five high schools in the Shawnee Mission School District, serving 8,534 students.