K-12 Education

Pottawatomie County's K-12 education is comprised of eight Unified School Districts. Below is a map showing the territories of each USD. 
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From 2013-2014, the State of Kansas granted approximately $10,384 per pupil, which counts both elementary and secondary school students. 
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Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2015.

Graduation Rate and Dropout Rate by School District in Pottawatomie County 2014-15

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016.
School District USD Graduation Rate Dropout Rate
Blue Valley
384 100% 1.19%
Kaw Valley 321 97.9% 0.57%
Manhattan-Ogden 383 82.7% 1.17%
Onaga-Havensville-Wheaton 322 96.4% 0.00%
Riley County 378 92.9% 0.65%
Rock Creek 323 94.9% 0.51%
Vermillion 380 94.6% 0.00%
Wamego 320 92.2% 0.31%

Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Pottawatomie County

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016.
School Year FTE Enrollment September 20 Total FTE PK-12 Teachers Pupil-Teacher Ratio
2014-15 3,824.6 290 13.2
2015-16 3,816.2 295 12.9
2016-17 3,853.2 294 13.1

School Tax Rates, by County and School District, 2015-16

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016.
School District USD FTE Enrollment Total Assessed Valuation per pupil
Wamego 320 1,470.10 $55,139
Kaw Valley 321 1,105.50 $282,840
Onaga-Havensville-Wheaton 322 289.5 $75,106
Rock Creek 323 942.1 $53,392
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Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2015.

Estimates of Poverty for 2015, Kansas School Districts, by County Children in Poverty Age 5-17 Related to Head of Household

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016.
School District USD Number Percent
Blue Valley (Randolph-Olsburg) 384 29 11.0
Kaw Valley 321 238 11.1
Manhattan 383 839 13.1
Onaga-Havensville-Wheaton 322 49 11.8
Riley County 378 130 16.1
Rock Creek 323 84 8.0
Vermillion 380 49 10.7
Wamego 320 143 9.3