Departments of Education in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

There are 2 Departments of Education in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, serving a population of 23,188 people in an area of 841 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 11,594 people, and 1 Department of Education per 420 square miles.

In Kansas, Pottawatomie County is ranked 8th of 105 counties in Departments of Education per capita, and 4th of 105 counties in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Pottawatomie County Departments of Education

Find Pottawatomie County, Kansas departments of education (DOE) and boards of education.


Melvern Department of Education 22 East Valley Street Wamego, KS

Middletown KS Department of Education Hunting Road Wamego, KS

About Pottawatomie County Departments of Education

The Pottawatomie County Department of Education is a Kansas state or federal agency whose mission is to provide leadership, develop policy, and disseminate funding, information, and other resources in support of student achievement in Pottawatomie County, KS. While the missions of Kansas Departments of Education are similar to the federal Department of Education, state Departments of Education play a substantially different role in achieving their missions.

You may contact the Department of Education for questions about:
  • Pottawatomie County public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Pottawatomie County school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Pottawatomie County school superintendents

Pottawatomie County Education Statistics

Find Pottawatomie County School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Pottawatomie County School Enrollment
 Pottawatomie CountyKansas
School Enrollment (Age 3+)6,484783,160
Kindergarden341 (5.3%)41,321 (5.3%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,056 (47.1%)317,550 (40.5%)
High School (Grades 9-12)1,310 (20.2%)159,435 (20.4%)
College/Grad School Enrollment1,421 (21.9%)213,729 (27.3%)
Pottawatomie County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Pottawatomie CountyKansas
Less than 9th Grade Education180 (1.2%)69,770 (3.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)599 (4.1%)109,443 (5.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)4,287 (29.2%)494,849 (26.2%)
Some College, No Degree3,491 (23.8%)445,804 (23.6%)
Associate's Degree1,195 (8.1%)156,529 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree3,310 (22.6%)389,007 (20.6%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,612 (11.0%)221,339 (11.7%)
Pottawatomie County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Pottawatomie CountyKansas
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher4,922610,346
Arts, Humanities & Others835 (17.0%)129,378 (21.2%)
Business896 (18.2%)129,762 (21.3%)
Education1,066 (21.7%)108,919 (17.8%)
Science & Engineering1,574 (32.0%)178,733 (29.3%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields551 (11.2%)63,554 (10.4%)