Wichita Public Schools

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Wichita Public Schools
Unified School District 259
Wichita USD 259.png
Address
201 North Water Street
Wichita, Kansas 67202
United States
Information
Funding type Public
Superintendent John Allison
Enrollment 50,639[1]
Website

Wichita Public Schools is a unified school district (USD 259) in Wichita, Kansas, United States.[2]

Overview[edit]

The largest school district in the state of Kansas, USD 259 has these approximate statistics in 2016:[3]

  • Land area: About 150 square miles
  • Students: about 51,000
  • Teachers and Staff: about 9,000
  • Budget: about $650 million
  • Graduation rate: about 75%
  • Schools:
    • 54 - Elementary schools
    • 3 - "K-8" schools (combined Elementary/Middle school)
    • 15 - Middle schools
    • 9 - High schools
    • 12 - Special program sites

(Of these schools, 24 are specialized-curriculum "magnet" schools)

High Schools[edit]

Middle Schools[edit]

Elementary Schools[edit]

Kindergarten through 8th grade schools[edit]

  • Gordon Parks Academy IB World School
  • Christa McAuliffe Academy
  • Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wichita Public Schools 2012-13 Demographic Snapshot
  2. ^ USD 259 District map
  3. ^ District Snapshot, Wichita Public Schools / USD 259 official website, Wichita, Kansas, retrieved 2016-08-15

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

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