Enrollment

There are many different tools available for understanding the state of schools in Kansas. Here are some of our favorites.

City Data
A quick look at cities in Kansas. Basic Census Bureau type of information.

County Map
A clickable map of the state lets you drill down to the district or school level for various reports.

Kansas Legislative Research Department (KLRD)
The KLRD is the legislature’s official research office, compiling and reporting the research of others. It has many publications relating to education in Kansas.

NCES State Education Data Profiles
The NCES, the National Center for Educational Statistics, compiles every statistic you might imagine about education, and then some. This link gives several ways of looking at schools in Kansas, from enrollment and finance to performance.

Kids Count

A variety of indicators compiled by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

What has happened to enrollment in Kansas?

Trends

Here’s some information on enrollment in Kansas public schools since 1993. The information comes from the KSDE, and reflect FTE.

Year FTE
1993-94 437,210.1
1994-95 440,684.2
1995-96 442,456.9
1996-97 445,767.3
1997-98 448,609.0
1998-99 448,925.7
1999-00 448,610.3
2000-01 446,969.9
2001-02 445,376.6
2002-03 444,541.4
2003-04 443,301.8
2004-05 441,867.6
2005-06 442,555.7
2006-07 444,878.7
2007-08 446,874.0
2008-09 447,615.1

Kansas Districts by Enrollment

Here is a list of the districts in Kansas, sorted by FTE enrollment for 2008-09, according to the Comparative Performance and Fiscal System:

259 Wichita 45,579.7
512 Shawnee Mission Pub Sch 26,579.0
233 Olathe 25,190.1
229 Blue Valley 19,939.4
500 Kansas City 18,427.1
501 Topeka Public Schools 12,903.4
497 Lawrence 10,418.4
475 Geary County Schools 7,242.9
305 Salina 6,959.3
457 Garden City 6,751.5
266 Maize 6,327.9
260 Derby 6,262.3
232 De Soto 6,070.0
383 Manhattan-Ogden 5,840.7
443 Dodge City 5,550.7
437 Auburn Washburn 5,356.4
265 Goddard 4,809.8
261 Haysville 4,647.8
308 Hutchinson Public Schools 4,542.4
385 Andover 4,538.3
231 Gardner Edgerton 4,332.4
253 Emporia 4,307.1
480 Liberal 4,257.7
453 Leavenworth 3,857.2
202 Turner-Kansas City 3,853.7
345 Seaman 3,467.7
373 Newton 3,383.4
450 Shawnee Heights 3,362.4
428 Great Bend 2,972.8
489 Hays 2,758.2
470 Arkansas City 2,709.3
250 Pittsburg 2,638.1
262 Valley Center Pub Sch 2,523.3
465 Winfield 2,430.7
290 Ottawa 2,411.9
469 Lansing 2,402.8
204 Bonner Springs 2,279.6
418 McPherson 2,259.8
230 Spring Hill 2,224.7
313 Buhler 2,145.5
402 Augusta 2,141.1
458 Basehor-Linwood 2,139.1
368 Paola 2,027.9
490 El Dorado 1,992.9
234 Fort Scott 1,947.5
267 Renwick 1,927.8
207 Ft Leavenworth 1,859.4
446 Independence 1,832.0
263 Mulvane 1,817.0
445 Coffeyville 1,800.2
413 Chanute Public Schools 1,773.0
464 Tonganoxie 1,772.4
394 Rose Hill Public Schools 1,660.4
416 Louisburg 1,644.7
353 Wellington 1,642.9
375 Circle 1,593.8
214 Ulysses 1,591.0
203 Piper-Kansas City 1,581.5
506 Labette County 1,580.6
409 Atchison Public Schools 1,580.0
435 Abilene 1,495.5
491 Eudora 1,396.3
257 Iola 1,392.5
348 Baldwin City 1,359.4
379 Clay Center 1,358.4
503 Parsons 1,343.4
320 Wamego 1,292.0
264 Clearwater 1,280.7
493 Columbus 1,152.6
309 Nickerson 1,139.4
321 Kaw Valley 1,122.0
367 Osawatomie 1,121.0
434 Santa Fe Trail 1,115.2
365 Garnett 1,107.2
382 Pratt 1,089.4
333 Concordia 1,062.1
336 Holton 1,052.3
331 Kingman – Norwich 1,033.3
400 Smoky Valley 1,016.4
248 Girard 996.5
312 Haven Public Schools 992.5
473 Chapman 973.0
210 Hugoton Public Schools 947.7
441 Sabetha 935.5
362 Prairie View 933.5
343 Perry Public Schools 929.2
508 Baxter Springs 926.5
315 Colby Public Schools 926.4
407 Russell County 923.2
340 Jefferson West 916.0
337 Royal Valley 912.8
352 Goodland 906.4
447 Cherryvale 878.2
363 Holcomb 865.0
495 Ft Larned 862.0
466 Scott County 855.9
415 Hiawatha 841.8
289 Wellsville 836.0
249 Frontenac Public Schools 827.5
404 Riverton 827.5
244 Burlington 820.4
460 Hesston 820.0
361 Anthony-Harper 818.2
323 Rock Creek 813.7
436 Caney Valley 807.0
440 Halstead 789.6
268 Cheney 777.3
396 Douglass Public Schools 776.5
417 Morris County 764.4
484 Fredonia 744.1
364 Marysville 740.0
405 Lyons 737.1
499 Galena 728.0
372 Silver Lake 716.4
461 Neodesha 716.4
483 Kismet-Plains 714.5
273 Beloit 713.9
247 Cherokee 706.5
287 West Franklin 699.0
357 Belle Plaine 691.3
211 Norton Community Schools 684.0
377 Atchison Co Comm Schools 683.6
306 Southeast Of Saline 679.6
218 Elkhart 676.3
449 Easton 671.1
325 Phillipsburg 655.0
102 Cimarron-Ensign 650.0
378 Riley County 646.3
420 Osage City 644.1
327 Ellsworth 639.6
215 Lakin 637.0
430 South Brown County 635.5
240 Twin Valley 610.5
431 Hoisington 607.5
239 North Ottawa County 602.9
389 Eureka 598.5
408 Marion-Florence 597.8
410 Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh 590.8
205 Bluestem 582.9
101 Erie-Galesburg 547.3
243 Lebo-Waverly 547.0
288 Central Heights 543.0
439 Sedgwick Public Schools 532.0
356 Conway Springs 528.4
246 Northeast 527.5
346 Jayhawk 525.9
380 Vermillion 525.0
341 Oskaloosa Public Schools 523.6
376 Sterling 523.6
342 McLouth 516.7
487 Herington 516.4
251 North Lyon County 513.0
206 Remington-Whitewater 511.8
252 Southern Lyon County 511.3
505 Chetopa-St. Paul 502.4
254 Barber County North 500.5
258 Humboldt 493.0
339 Jefferson County North 488.0
109 Republic County 480.0
330 Mission Valley 475.0
504 Oswego 473.6
494 Syracuse 469.5
329 Mill Creek Valley 463.1
374 Sublette 461.4
226 Meade 458.9
328 Lorraine 453.0
307 Ell-Saline 451.0
237 Smith Center 446.0
448 Inman 445.3
208 Wakeeney 443.0
442 Nemaha Valley Schools 439.0
423 Moundridge 434.5
235 Uniontown 433.4
421 Lyndon 432.0
467 Leoti 426.1
355 Ellinwood Public Schools 425.7
452 Stanton County 423.2
284 Chase County 417.5
481 Rural Vista 416.0
274 Oakley 411.7
338 Valley Falls 409.3
406 Wathena 401.0
108 Washington Co. Schools 400.5
366 Woodson 399.0
463 Udall 391.2
393 Solomon 389.6
270 Plainville 381.9
419 Canton-Galva 367.8
388 Ellis 367.6
294 Oberlin 366.2
281 Graham County 365.6
286 Chautauqua Co Community 364.0
498 Valley Heights 363.0
350 St John-Hudson 362.7
335 North Jackson 360.0
344 Pleasanton 359.0
438 Skyline Schools 358.0
272 Waconda 357.4
282 West Elk 355.2
381 Spearville 352.0
507 Satanta 343.0
358 Oxford 340.6
429 Troy Public Schools 337.5
298 Lincoln 337.0
223 Barnes 336.6
462 Central 336.5
392 Osborne County 335.3
398 Peabody-Burns 335.0
454 Burlingame Public School 329.3
256 Marmaton Valley 321.0
105 Rawlins County 317.5
322 Onaga-Havensville-Wheaton 317.5
486 Elwood 309.9
300 Comanche County 307.0
310 Fairfield 303.7
347 Kinsley-Offerle 302.6
351 Macksville 301.9
395 LaCrosse 299.5
444 Little River 299.3
297 St Francis Comm Sch 297.5
271 Stockton 297.1
488 Axtell 296.7
492 Flinthills 294.8
412 Hoxie Community Schools 292.9
224 Clifton-Clyde 292.5
216 Deerfield 278.0
303 Ness City 274.5
219 Minneola 271.0
311 Pretty Prairie 269.4
456 Marais Des Cygnes Valley 267.0
349 Stafford 266.7
107 Rock Hills 265.0
293 Quinter Public Schools 261.0
245 LeRoy-Gridley 259.5
432 Victoria 257.5
426 Pike Valley 253.5
482 Dighton 253.0
227 Jetmore 251.5
411 Goessel 245.3
369 Burrton 244.7
110 Thunder Ridge Schools 235.0
459 Bucklin 232.9
334 Southern Cloud 231.5
397 Centre 229.2
477 Ingalls 228.5
424 Mullinville 226.6
386 Madison-Virgil 226.5
509 South Haven 225.5
354 Claflin 222.1
360 Caldwell 221.0
479 Crest 221.0
255 South Barber 220.5
425 Highland (** CLOSED **) 220.5
220 Ashland 217.2
371 Montezuma 214.9
200 Greeley County Schools 211.0
422 Greensburg 210.5
209 Moscow Public Schools 208.7
212 Northern Valley 206.5
217 Rolla 200.0
384 Blue Valley 198.9
241 Wallace County Schools 193.5
451 B & B 192.5
316 Golden Plains 189.4
359 Argonia Public Schools 186.5
283 Elk Valley 185.0
387 Altoona-Midway 179.5
332 Cunningham 176.5
471 Dexter 173.0
403 Otis-Bison 171.3
326 Logan 167.5
269 Palco 164.0
225 Fowler 162.0
106 Western Plains 160.2
433 Midway Schools (** CLOSED **) 156.9
496 Pawnee Heights 147.1
299 Sylvan Grove 144.6
401 Chase-Raymond 140.5
285 Cedar Vale 139.5
474 Haviland 139.0
511 Attica 138.5
103 Cheylin 130.5
399 Paradise 125.6
292 Wheatland 112.5
476 Copeland 112.5
502 Lewis 101.6
390 Hamilton 99.5
242 Weskan 98.0
314 Brewster 91.5
279 Jewell (** CLOSED **) 90.5
275 Triplains 86.5
291 Grinnell Public Schools 81.5
468 Healy Public Schools 73.5
228 Hanston 72.5
213 West Solomon Valley Sch 37.7
104 White Rock (** CLOSED **) N/A
111 Doniphan West Schools N/A
221 North Central (** CLOSED **) N/A
222 Washington Schools (** CLOSED **) N/A
238 West Smith County (** CLOSED **) N/A
278 Mankato (** CLOSED **) N/A
280 West Graham-Morland (** CLOSED **) N/A
295 Prairie Heights (** CLOSED **) N/A
301 Nes Tre La Go (** CLOSED **) N/A
302 Smoky Hill (** CLOSED **) N/A
304 Bazine (** CLOSED **) N/A
317 Herndon (** CLOSED **) N/A
318 Atwood (** CLOSED **) N/A
324 Eastern Heights (** CLOSED **) N/A
427 Republic County (** CLOSED **) N/A
455 Hillcrest Rural Schools (** CLOSED **) N/A

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