Landon Middle School

731 Sw Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS 66606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Landon Middle School serves 451 students in grades 6-8.
Landon Middle School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Landon Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Landon Middle School's student population of 451 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Landon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Landon Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#950 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
40%
21%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
40%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Landon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Landon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Landon Middle School's ranking?
Landon Middle School is ranked #950 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Landon Middle School often compared to?
Landon Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Robinson Middle School, Eisenhower Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Landon Middle School?
451 students attend Landon Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Landon Middle School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 8% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Landon Middle School?
Landon Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Landon Middle School offer ?
Landon Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Landon Middle School part of?
Landon Middle School is part of Topeka Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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