1900 Sw Hope Street
Topeka, KS 66604
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hope Street Charter Academy serves 119 students in grades 9-12.
Hope Street Charter Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hope Street Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Hope Street Charter Academy's student population of 119 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Hope Street Charter Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hope Street Charter Academy is 0.70, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1212 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
20%
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Black
15%
7%
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White
43%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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