5620 Nw Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66617
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Northern Hills Elementary School serves 380 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Northern Hills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher 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 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Northern Hills Elementary School's student population of 380 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Northern Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Northern Hills Elementary School is 0.41, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#443 out of 1264 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
76%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Northern Hills Elementary School?

380 students attend Northern Hills Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

76% of Northern Hills Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Northern Hills Elementary School?

Northern Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Northern Hills Elementary School offer ?

Northern Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Northern Hills Elementary School part of?

Northern Hills Elementary School is part of Seaman School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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