Kansas State Information

Where Kansas Ranks
Kansas National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $8,206 $7,734 19
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 18.4 21.2 8
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $26,855 $29,564 39
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $38,030 $45,771 39
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 78 %71 % 14
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • -- %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Kathleen Sebelius (D)
    Commissioner of Education: Dr. Alexa Ponsy
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 470,490
    No. of Districts: 304
    No. of Public Schools: 1,410
    No. of Public School Teachers: 32,589
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $3.5 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 36.5%
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 35.8%
    Students With Disabilities: 13.8%
    English-Language Learners: 4.8%

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