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RANK

NAME

ENROLLMENT

BUDGET

AVERAGE SALARY,
TEACHER

AVERAGE SALARY,
ADMINISTRATOR

NICHE AREA RANKING**

1

Olathe Public Schools

913-780-7000

olatheschools.org

29,794$578,824,699$62,940

$113,653

#5 | A

2

Shawnee Mission School District

913-993-6200

smsd.org

26,752$389,583,970$63,674

$117,643

#9 | A

3

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

913-551-3200

kckps.org

22,245$369,025,344$51,908

$91,325

#37 | C-

4

Blue Valley School District

913-239-4000

bluevalleyk12.org

21,847$396,143,291$66,403

$145,082

#1 | A+

5

North Kansas City School District

816-321-5000

nkcschools.org

21,233$335,000,000$62,134

$109,083

#7 | A

6

Lee’s Summit School District

816-986-1000

lsr7.org

17,848$225,422,422$61,679

$107,960

#3 | A+

7

Blue Springs School District

816-874-3200

bssd.net

14,810$176,324,179$65,013

$121,539

#2 | A+

8

Kansas City Public Schools

816-418-7000

kcpublicschools.org

14,128$294,693,514$55,805

$98,214

#35 | C

9

Independence School

District

816-521-5300

isdschools.org

13,886$251,783,733$51,711

$105,737

#23 | B

10

Liberty 53 School District

816-736-5300

lps53.org

12,665$173,000,000$58,277

$101,000

#8 | A

11

Park Hill School District

816-359-4000

parkhill.k12.mo.us

11,698$176,074,220$60,733$111,778

#6 | A

12

Raytown Quality Schools

816-268-7000

raytownschools.org

8,156$119,597,388$52,595$102,716

#32 | C+

13

De Soto School District

913-667-6200

usd232.org

7,352$97,536,373$64,306

$126,000

#4 | A+

14

Raymore-Peculiar School District

816-892-1300

raypec.k12.mo.us

6,417$106,977,955$51,942

$106,267

#17 | B+

15

Gardner Edgerton School District

913-856-2000

usd231.com

5,900$85,400,00$54,130$100,420

#12 | A-

16

Hickman Mills C-1 Schools

816-316-7000

hickmanmills.org

5,200$80,613,311$48,707$99,145

#38 | C-

17

Fort Osage School District

816-650-7000

fortosage.net

4,726$64,203,159$54,995

$105,628

#20 | B

18

Grain Valley School District

816-847-5006

grainvalleyschools.org

4,648$52,653,275$52,472$91,019

#10 | A-

19

Belton School District

816-489-7000

beltonschools.org

4,509$21,135,515$53,058$119,455

#25 | B-

20

Platte County School District

816-858-5420

plattecountyschooldistrict.com

4,217$48,332,794$56,974

$110,943

#16 | B+

21

Leavenworth School District

913-684-1400

usd453.org

3,808$57,842,217$57,377

$94,794

#27 | B-

22

Grandview C-4 School District

816-316-5000

grandviewc4.net

3,80458,270,187$59,460$104,565

#29 | C+

23

Turner School District

913-288-4100

turnerusd202.org

3,681$104,332,466$51,382

$110,000

#36 | C-
24

Spring Hill School District

913-592-7200

usd230.org

3,658$73,163,546$59,067

$126,650

#26 | B-
25

Kearney R-1 School District

816-628-4116

ksdr1.net

3,576$46,239,637$54,796$107,240N/A | B+
26

Basehor-Linwood School District

913-724-1396

usd458.org

3,048$18,244,126$59,697$104,084#14 | A-
27

Excelsior Springs School District #40

816-630-9200

essd40.com

2,701N/A$48,597$100,710N/A | C+
28

Smithville R-II School District

816-532-0406

smithvilleschooldistrict.net

2,680$38,392,332$52,531$101,344#13 | A-
29

Piper USD No. 203

913-721-2088

piperschools.com

2,668$35,058,591$60,937$92,623#11 | A-
30

Lansing School District

913-727-1100

usd469.net

2,580$36,762,476$54,347$88,571#18 | B+
31

Center School District

816-349-3300

center.k12.mo.us

2,535$41,118,498$46,594$89,134#28 | B-
32

Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District

913-422-5600

usd204.net

2,506$44,314,195$60,350$117,713#24 | B-
33

Pleasant Hill School District

816-540-3161

phr3.org

2,249$20,259,987$50,709$94,020#21 | B
34

Harrisonville Cass R-IX School District

816-380-2727

harrisonvilleschools.org

2,154$29,754,759$47,355$93,017#31 | C+
35

Oak Grove R-VI Schools

816-690-4156

oakgrove.k12.mo.us

2,022N/A$47,939$100,478#19 | B

KCBJ Information current as of 11/26/21.

 

** Niche ranking is not affiliated with the KCBJ, and is current as of 2022. The 2022 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more. niche.com 

 

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