Topeka High School

Topeka High School serves 1,802 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 School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1802 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,802 students
Topeka High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Topeka High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Topeka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Topeka High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
28%
17%
Topeka High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
21%
7%
Topeka High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
45%
68%
Topeka High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Topeka High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Topeka High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.68 0.29
Topeka High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
56%
39%
Topeka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,052 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,320 is less than the state average of $12,944. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,449 is less than the state average of $12,499. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Topeka School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
3
Number of Students Managed 14,052 575
Topeka School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 65% 85%
Topeka School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $169 MM $7 MM
Topeka School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $157 MM $7 MM
Topeka School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,320 $12,944
Topeka School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,449 $12,499
Topeka School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • TopekaRobinson Middle School
    1125 Sw 14th St
    TopekaKS 66604
    (785)295-3770
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 414 students                      
  • TopekaLowman Hill Elementary School
    1101 Sw Garfield Ave
    TopekaKS 66604
    (785)235-7060
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 337 students                      
  • TopekaWilliams Science And Fine Arts Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1301 Se Monroe St
    TopekaKS 66612
    (785)235-7330
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 592 students                      
  • TopekaMeadows Elementary School
    Magnet School
    201 Sw Clay St
    TopekaKS 66606
    (785)235-7150
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 595 students                      
  • TopekaRandolph Elementary School
    1400 Sw Randolph Ave
    TopekaKS 66604
    (785)438-4480
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 397 students                      

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