Highland Park Central

  • Highland Park Central serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highland Park Central placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Highland Park Central places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Highland Park Central's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Park Central is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Park Central is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1005 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Park Central and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highland Park Central and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Park Central and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Park Central and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
27%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Park Central and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
26%
64%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Park Central.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.710.54
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Park Central and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Park Central and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTopeka School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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