Kansas

State Policies

Policy Area State Policy
Arts as Core Academic Subject

Not found in statute or code. 

Early Childhood Arts Ed State Standards

Kansas Early Learning Standards (2013)

Elementary & Secondary Arts Ed State Standards Kansas Fine Arts Education Model Standards (2005-2015)
Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - Elementary

School Accreditation Requirements: Each school shall be assigned its accreditation status based upon the extent to which the school has met the performance and quality criteria established by the state board in this regulation. The performance criteria shall be as follows: (9) programs and services to support student learning and growth at both the elementary and secondary levels, including the following: (C) fine arts.  (Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-31-32)

Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - Middle

School Accreditation Requirements: Each school shall be assigned its accreditation status based upon the extent to which the school has met the performance and quality criteria established by the state board in this regulation. The performance criteria shall be as follows: (9) programs and services to support student learning and growth at both the elementary and secondary levels, including the following: (C) fine arts. (Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-31-32)

Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - High School School Accreditation Requirements: Each school shall be assigned its accreditation status based upon the extent to which the school has met the performance and quality criteria established by the state board in this regulation. The performance criteria shall be as follows: (9) programs and services to support student learning and growth at both the elementary and secondary levels, including the following: (C) fine arts. (Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-31-32)
Arts Requirements for High School Graduation

Each local board of education shall adopt a written policy specifying that pupils are eligible for graduation only upon completion of at least the following requirements: (6) One unit of fine arts, which may include art, music, dance, theatre, forensics, and other similar studies selected by local board of education. (Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-31-35)

Arts Alternatives for High School Graduation

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Ed Assessment Requirements

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Ed Requirements for State Accreditation School Accreditation Requirements: Each school shall be assigned its accreditation status based upon the extent to which the school has met the performance and quality criteria established by the state board in this regulation. The performance criteria shall be as follows: (9) programs and services to support student learning and growth at both the elementary and secondary levels, including the following: (C) fine arts. (Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-31-32)
Licensure Requirements for Non-Arts Teachers

Not found in statute or code.

Licensure Requirements for Arts Teachers Endorsements: (f) Endorsements available for teaching at the early childhood through late adolescence and adulthood level (prekindergarten through grade 12) shall be as follows: (2) art; (9) instrumental music; (10) music; (13) vocal music. (Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-1-202)
State Arts Ed Grant Program or School for Arts

Not found in statute or code.

Other State Arts Ed Policies

Not found in statute or code.

Links to Administrative Code

Kansas Administrative Regulations

Links to State Statutes

Kansas Statutes

Arts Ed Surveys

Survey Info Description
Date of Survey

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Date of Release/Publication

Not found

Population or Sample

Not found

Unit of Analysis (school or district)

Not found

Response Rate to Survey

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Survey Report

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Date of Past Survey

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Public K-12 Education Indicators

Indicator Value
Pupil/Teacher Ratio

11.9

Per Pupil Expenditures

489,043

Per Pupil Expenditures

$11,840

% High School Graduation Rate

84.5%

% High School Drop-out Rate

4.4%

% Eligible for Free & Reduced Lunch

49.6%

% Minority Students

33.3%

% English Language Learners

8.7%

% Served Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

13.8%