Top 10 Best Shawnee County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 56 public schools serving 28,873 students in Shawnee County, KS. Shawnee County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
The top ranked public schools in Shawnee County, KS are Elmont Elementary School, Jay Shideler Elementary School and Silver Lake Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Shawnee County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Shawnee County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best Shawnee County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Elmont Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6432 Nw Elmont Rd
Topeka, KS 66618
(785) 286-8450
Grades: K-6
| 342 students
Rank: #22.
Jay Shideler Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4948 Sw Wanamaker
Topeka, KS 66610
(785) 339-4600
Grades: K-6
| 538 students
Rank: #33.
Silver Lake Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Rice Rd
Silver Lake, KS 66539
(785) 582-4081
Grades: PK-6
| 419 students
Rank: #44.
Indian Hills Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7445 Sw 29th
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 339-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 540 students
Rank: #55.
Wanamaker Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6630 Sw 10th
Topeka, KS 66615
(785) 339-4800
Grades: PK-6
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
North Fairview
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1941 Ne 39th
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-8500
Grades: PK-6
| 316 students
Rank: #77.
Farley Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6701 Sw 33rd Street
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 408-8300
Grades: PK-6
| 567 students
Rank: #88.
Tecumseh South Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3346 Se Tecumseh Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5950
Grades: PK-6
| 489 students
Rank: #99.
Mccarter Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5512 Sw 16th St
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 438-4660
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #1010.
Mceachron Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4433 Sw 29th Terr
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 438-4430
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1111.
Auburn Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
810 N Commercial
Auburn, KS 66402
(785) 339-4400
Grades: PK-6
| 423 students
Rank: #1212.
West Indianola Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4201 Nw Brickyard Rd
Topeka, KS 66618
(785) 286-8550
Grades: K-6
| 445 students
Rank: #1313.
Silver Lake Junior Senior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 E. Lake
Silver Lake, KS 66539
(785) 582-4639
Grades: 7-12
| 309 students
Rank: #1414.
Shawnee Heights Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2410 Se Burton Dr
Topeka, KS 66605
(785) 357-5400
Grades: PK-6
| 438 students
Rank: #1515.
Berryton Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2921 Se 69th Street
Berryton, KS 66409
(785) 861-1300
Grades: PK-6
| 482 students
Rank: #1616.
Northern Hills Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5620 Nw Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-2992
Grades: PK-6
| 461 students
Rank: #1717.
Randolph Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1400 Sw Randolph Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 438-4480
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #1818.
Washburn Rural Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5620 Sw 61st
Topeka, KS 66619
(785) 339-4300
Grades: 7-8
| 967 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Mcclure Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2529 Sw Chelsea Dr
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 438-4340
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Stout Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2303 Sw College Ave
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 438-4710
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #2121.
Washburn Rural High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5900 Sw 61st
Topeka, KS 66619
(785) 339-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,954 students
Rank: #2222.
Pauline Central Primary
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6625 Sw Westview
Topeka, KS 66619
(785) 339-4700
Grades: PK-3
| 482 students
Rank: #2323.
Whitson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1725 Sw Arnold Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 438-4570
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #2424.
Jardine Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Sw 33rd St
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 295-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 707 students
Rank: #2525.
Shawnee Heights Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4335 Se Shawnee Heights Road
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5830
Grades: 7-8
| 571 students
Rank: #2626.
Tecumseh North Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
314 Se Stanton Road
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5910
Grades: PK-6
| 415 students
Rank: #2727.
Meadows Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Sw Clay St
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 235-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #2828.
Rossville Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
312 E Pottawatomie
Rossville, KS 66533
(785) 584-6188
Grades: PK-6
| 316 students
Rank: #2929.
Pauline South Intermediate
Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7035 Sw Morrill Rd
Wakarusa, KS 66546
(785) 339-4750
Grades: 4-6
| 340 students
Rank: #3030.
Seaman High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4850 Rochester Rd
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,287 students
Rank: #3131.
Landon Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
731 Sw Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 438-4220
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
Rank: #3232.
State Street Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Ne Sumner St
Topeka, KS 66616
(785) 235-7280
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #3333.
Shawnee Heights High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 Se Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
(785) 379-5880
Grades: 9-12
| 1,151 students
Rank: #3434.
Logan Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1124 Nw Lyman Rd
Topeka, KS 66608
(785) 575-8700
Grades: PK-6
| 562 students
Rank: #3535.
Marjorie French Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5257 Sw 33rd St
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 438-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 492 students
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Shawnee County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
455 Se Golf Park Blvd
Topeka, KS 66605
(785) 274-6230
Grades: PK-4
| 185 students
2000 Nw Clay
Topeka, KS 66608
(785) 575-8750
Grades: K-6
| 247 students
Forbes Field Bldg 379
Topeka, KS 66619
(785) 862-7840
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
4303 Ne Indian Creek Rd
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-8470
Grades: PK-6
| 218 students
200 Se 40th St
Topeka, KS 66609
(785) 274-6440
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
1900 Sw Hope St
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 438-4280
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1020 Ne Forest Ave
Topeka, KS 66616
(785) 235-7110
Grades: K-5
| 186 students
2032 North Kansas
Topeka, KS 66608
(785) 575-8770
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
3601 Sw 31st St
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 438-4390
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Po Box 119
Dover, KS 66420
(785) 256-6315
Grades: K-4
| 77 students
5620 N Topeka Ave
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-8400
Grades: 7-9
| 473 students
5830 N W Topeka Ave
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-8510
Grades: K-6
| 286 students
2331 Sw Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 295-3960
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
3421 Rochester Rd
Topeka, KS 66617
(785) 286-8530
Grades: K-6
| 204 students
1600 Sw 34th St
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 438-4620
Grades: K-5
| 189 students
1155 Sw Seabrook Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 438-4530
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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