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State of Kansas Summary

There are 291 districts, 1,359 public schools, and 17 charter schools in Kansas serving 486,108 students. Financially the state of Kansas spends approximately $11,723 per student. There are 37,407 full-time teachers receiving a total of $2,075,509,896 in salaries and $543,673,712 in total benefits. 187,356 students receive a free lunch and 48,006 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 291
Total Schools: 1,359
Charter Schools: 17
Full-time Teachers: 37,407
Total Students: 486,108
LEP / ELL Students: 41,052
IEP Students: 66,851
Freshman Graduation Rate: 85%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 187,356
Reduced Lunch: 48,006
Revenue Per Student: $11,723
Salaries: $2,075,509,896
Employee Benefits: $543,673,712

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Kansas Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 82.30%
Grade 4 Reading 85.80%
Elementary School Science 91.10%
Grade 8 Math 75.50%
Grade 8 Reading 84.50%
Middle School Science 83.10%
High School Math 79.10%
High School Reading 86.90%
High School Science 85.10%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.