District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Herington School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Herington School District

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
December 07, 2017
I would rate it as a ten out of ten because, even though my father worked there, i felt like i had people there who would be there for me when i needed them. Also, i still have some friends there for... More
Parent / Guardian
January 24, 2011
I believe that USD 487 is one of the best school districts that I have ever been involved with. The teachers care, the students thrive, and parents are kept in the loop as to their childs progress.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 06, 2010
Herington elementry school pads it's numbers by ignoreing special needs children. The teachers are nice unless they have achance to stab you in the back. The new elementary buliding is a joke academia... More
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