Topeka High School

  • Topeka High School serves 1,877 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Topeka High School operates within the Topeka School District.
  • Topeka School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1877 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,877 students
Topeka High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Topeka High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Topeka High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Topeka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Topeka High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Topeka High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Topeka High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
30%
19%
Topeka High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
17%
7%
Topeka High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
44%
65%
Topeka High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Topeka High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Topeka High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Topeka High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.54
Topeka High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
40%
Topeka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
10%
Topeka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Topeka School District's student population of 13,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,693 in this district is less than the state average of $13,712. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,284 is less than the state average of $14,121. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Topeka School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
3
Number of Students Managed 13,826 531
Topeka School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 87%
Topeka School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $179 MM $7 MM
Topeka School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $173 MM $8 MM
Topeka School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,693 $13,712
Topeka School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,284 $14,121
Topeka School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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    TopekaKS 66612
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