2410 Se Burton Dr
Topeka, KS 66605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Shawnee Heights Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Shawnee Heights Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Shawnee Heights Elementary School's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Shawnee Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Shawnee Heights Elementary School is 0.52, which is less 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
#428 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shawnee Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shawnee Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shawnee Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
7%
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White
66%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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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
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Shawnee Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shawnee Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shawnee Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 30%)

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