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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Kansas City Area

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Blue Valley High School

    Blue Valley Unified School District (Overland Park), KS,

    9-12,

    352 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, the school is a great place to go to every day. I never have to worry about being bullied or the threat of being bullied. Conflicts outside of school occur rarely and it has its own....

    Read 352 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,572,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Blue Valley West High School

    Blue Valley Unified School District (Overland Park), KS,

    9-12,

    301 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a recent graduate from Blue Valley West High School, there were some definite pro's and con's. As a student I ran Cross Country, Track, and Diving, I would say overall my experience at Blue Valley...Great neighborhood nearby, teachers are nice and love to help their students. One of my favorite things as someone who deals with a learning disability BVW is very accommodating to the students with...Hope this helps anyone is considering BVW! Go Jags!.

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,595,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #9 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

    Shawnee Mission School District, KS,

    9-12,

    330 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at SMNW was overall a positive experience. I am happy and grateful to say that I went to a very good high school with a good education system and plentiful resources. The majority of my....

    Read 330 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,666,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Shawnee Mission South High School

    Shawnee Mission School District, KS,

    9-12,

    329 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Shawnee Mission South has been nothing but positive, it's all about what you make of the experience. Staying involved through sports, clubs, and electives is vital to making your....

    Read 329 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,510,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #12 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Blue Springs South High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Blue Springs R-IV School District, MO,

    9-12,

    373 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I moved to Blue Springs South in the middleof my freshman year. It has been a great experience. I tried out for the volleyball team (I am a club player) and was accepted and played my entire high school years. I’ve met lots of friends. I....

    Read 373 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,152,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  6. #14 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Olathe East High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Olathe Public Schools, KS,

    9-12,

    426 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Olathe East Sr High School held plenty of diversity. At East there were various ethnic and religious groups that gave the school a different culture. The teachers, overall, were willing to help their....

    Read 426 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,957,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #15 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Park Hill South High School

    Park Hill School District, MO,

    9-12,

    262 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Park Hill South taught me a lot about myself. Not only did I grow as a person, but I learned more than I could have ever imagined. I am very thankful to all of my teachers and the perseverance that....

    Read 262 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,803,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  8. #21 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Park Hill High School

    Park Hill School District, MO,

    9-12,

    357 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Going to park hill was a good experience. There are many clubs for students to join and sports for students to meet people and broaden their career choices. Park hill was one of the top 10 districts....

    Read 357 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,909,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #23 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    De Soto High School

    DeSoto Unified School District, KS,

    9-12,

    285 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says De Soto is such a welcoming school and has outstanding educators and staff that help you prepare for your future. There are so many opportunities for involvement and awesome programs that can help....

    Read 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,009,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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