Topeka High School

Topeka High School serves 1,776 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Topeka High School operates within the Topeka Public s School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,776 students
Topeka High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Topeka High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Topeka High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 12:1
Topeka High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Topeka High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Topeka High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
27%
16%
Topeka High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
18%
7%
Topeka High School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
68%
Topeka High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Topeka High School Sch Ethnicity Topeka High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.29
Topeka High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
38%
Topeka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%
Topeka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Topeka Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
3
Number of Students Managed 13,879 551
Topeka Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 85%
Topeka Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $169 MM $7 MM
Topeka Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $157 MM $7 MM
Topeka Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,320 $12,944
Topeka Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,449 $12,499
Topeka Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Quinton Heights Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robinson Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lowman Hill Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TopekaRobinson Middle School
    1125 Sw 14th St
    TopekaKS 66604
    (785)295-3770
    0.6 mi | 398 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • TopekaLowman Hill Elementary School
    1101 Sw Garfield Ave
    TopekaKS 66604
    (785)235-7060
    0.7 mi | 356 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TopekaWilliams Science And Fine Arts Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1301 Se Monroe St
    TopekaKS 66612
    (785)235-7330
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 604 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TopekaMeadows Elementary School
    Magnet School
    201 Sw Clay St
    TopekaKS 66606
    (785)235-7150
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 593 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • TopekaRandolph Elementary School
    1400 Sw Randolph Ave
    TopekaKS 66604
    (785)438-4480
    1.4 mi | 412 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Topeka, KS public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.06, which is lower than the Kansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Topeka is Williams Science And Fine Arts Magnet School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.