Topeka Public Schools School District

624 Sw 24th
Topeka, KS 66611-1294
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Topeka Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public middle schools serving 2,702 students in Topeka Public Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kansas.
Public Middle Schools in Topeka Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Kansas public middle school average of 23%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public middle school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
27 Schools
449 Schools
# Students
11,886 Students
141,425 Students
# Teachers
966 Teachers
10,414 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Topeka Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 75% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#259 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Topeka Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
17%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Topeka Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Topeka Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
80%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Topeka Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.54
# American Indian Students
109 Students
1,159 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
54 Students
3,603 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
3,972 Students
28,490 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
20%
# Black Students
1,976 Students
8,776 Students
% Black Students
17%
6%
# White Students
4,281 Students
91,425 Students
% White Students
36%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
29 Students
285 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,465 Students
7,687 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
257
1,185
# Students in K Grade:
922
1,652
# Students in 1st Grade:
847
1,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
890
1,933
# Students in 3rd Grade:
926
2,059
# Students in 4th Grade:
870
2,515
# Students in 5th Grade:
905
4,252
# Students in 6th Grade:
859
26,729
# Students in 7th Grade:
876
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
904
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
968
6,450
# Students in 10th Grade:
896
6,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
924
6,047
# Students in 12th Grade:
820
6,260
# Ungraded Students:
22
767

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,705 is higher than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,704 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$199 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Topeka Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$199 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Topeka Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,705
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Topeka Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,704
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Topeka Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Topeka Public Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Avondale Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 East Circle Drive South
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 274-6400
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Capital City
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Sw Tuffy Kellog Dr
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 295-3600
Grades: 7-12
| 75 students
Rank: #33.
Marjorie French Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5257 Sw 33rd St
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 438-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
Rank: #44.
Landon Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
731 Sw Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 438-4220
Grades: 6-8
| 451 students
Rank: #55.
Jardine Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Sw 33rd St
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 274-6330
Grades: 6-8
| 531 students
Rank: #66.
Robinson Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 Sw 14th St
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 295-3770
Grades: 6-8
| 366 students
Rank: #77.
Chase Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 Ne State St
Topeka, KS 66616
(785) 295-3840
Grades: 6-8
| 366 students
Rank: #88.
Eisenhower Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 8%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3305 Se Minnesota Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
(785) 274-6160
Grades: 6-8
| 467 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 27 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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