Topeka Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Topeka


Auburn Washburn School District Details

Auburn Washburn School District
5928 Sw 53rd
Topeka, KS 66610

6,349 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Auburn Washburn School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
34%
47%
36%
42%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Auburn Elementary School
810 N Commercial
Auburn, KS, 66402
PK-06
Farley Elementary School
6701 Sw 33rd Street
Topeka, KS, 66614
PK-06
Indian Hills Elementary School
7445 Sw 29th
Topeka, KS, 66614
PK-06
Jay Shideler Elementary School
4948 Sw Wanamaker
Topeka, KS, 66610
KG-06
Pauline Central Primary School
6625 Sw Westview
Topeka, KS, 66619
PK-03
Pauline South Intermediate School
7035 Sw Morrill Rd
Wakarusa, KS, 66546
04-06
Wanamaker Elem School
6630 Sw 10th
Topeka, KS, 66615
PK-06
Washburn Rural High School
5900 Sw 61st
Topeka, KS, 66619
09-12
Washburn Rural Middle School
5620 Sw 61st
Topeka, KS, 66619
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.7% 66.9%
Black 5.1% 7.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 21.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.7% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.5% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.6% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 9.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,843 $37,083,000 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $639 $4,056,000 6.0%
Staff $215 $1,367,000 2.0%
General Administration $177 $1,122,000 1.7%
School Administration $517 $3,282,000 4.9%
Operation $783 $4,967,000 7.4%
Transportation $396 $2,515,000 3.7%
Other $295 $1,870,000 2.8%
Total Support $3,022 $19,179,000 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,769 $11,228,000 16.6%
Total Expenditures $10,633 $67,490,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,789 $3,381,034,000 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $644 $320,833,000 4.8%
Staff $434 $216,096,000 3.2%
General Administration $263 $131,122,000 2.0%
School Administration $637 $317,162,000 4.8%
Operation $1,107 $551,160,000 8.3%
Transportation $453 $225,824,000 3.4%
Other $299 $148,661,000 2.2%
Total Support $3,837 $1,910,858,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,756 $1,372,496,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $13,382 $6,664,388,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Seaman School District Details

Seaman School District
901 Nw Lyman Rd
Topeka, KS 66608

4,034 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Seaman School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
37%
34%
37%
36%
37%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Elmont Elem School
6432 Nw Elmont Rd
Topeka, KS, 66618
KG-06
Logan Elementary School
1124 Nw Lyman Rd
Topeka, KS, 66608
PK-06
North Fairview School
1941 Ne 39th
Topeka, KS, 66617
KG-06
Northern Hills Elementary School
5620 Nw Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS, 66617
KG-06
Seaman High School
4850 Rochester Rd
Topeka, KS, 66617
09-12
Seaman Middle School
5530 Nw Topeka
Topeka, KS, 66617
07-08
West Indianola Elem School
4201 Nw Brickyard Rd
Topeka, KS, 66618
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.8% 66.9%
Black 2.8% 7.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 21.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.7% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.2% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 9.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,471 $22,030,000 48.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $718 $2,890,000 6.3%
Staff $471 $1,897,000 4.1%
General Administration $370 $1,492,000 3.3%
School Administration $466 $1,876,000 4.1%
Operation $913 $3,678,000 8.0%
Transportation $641 $2,580,000 5.6%
Other $67 $269,000 0.6%
Total Support $3,646 $14,682,000 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,275 $9,161,000 20.0%
Total Expenditures $11,391 $45,873,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,789 $3,381,034,000 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $644 $320,833,000 4.8%
Staff $434 $216,096,000 3.2%
General Administration $263 $131,122,000 2.0%
School Administration $637 $317,162,000 4.8%
Operation $1,107 $551,160,000 8.3%
Transportation $453 $225,824,000 3.4%
Other $299 $148,661,000 2.2%
Total Support $3,837 $1,910,858,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,756 $1,372,496,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $13,382 $6,664,388,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Shawnee Heights School District Details

Shawnee Heights School District
4401 Se Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542

3,778 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Shawnee Heights School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
38%
34%
37%
36%
38%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Berryton Elem School
2921 Se 69th Street
Berryton, KS, 66409
PK-06
Shawnee Heights Elem School
2410 Se Burton Dr
Topeka, KS, 66605
PK-06
Shawnee Heights High School
4201 Se Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS, 66542
09-12
Shawnee Heights Middle School
4335 Se Shawnee Heights Road
Tecumseh, KS, 66542
07-08
Tecumseh North Elem School
314 Se Stanton Road
Tecumseh, KS, 66542
PK-06
Tecumseh South Elem School
3346 Se Tecumseh Rd
Tecumseh, KS, 66542
PK-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.2% 66.9%
Black 6.3% 7.4%
Hispanic 19.2% 21.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.7% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.2% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 9.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,781 $20,500,000 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $659 $2,336,000 5.9%
Staff $438 $1,553,000 3.9%
General Administration $224 $793,000 2.0%
School Administration $542 $1,922,000 4.9%
Operation $994 $3,525,000 8.9%
Transportation $487 $1,727,000 4.4%
Other $92 $326,000 0.8%
Total Support $3,435 $12,182,000 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,957 $6,940,000 17.5%
Total Expenditures $11,174 $39,622,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,789 $3,381,034,000 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $644 $320,833,000 4.8%
Staff $434 $216,096,000 3.2%
General Administration $263 $131,122,000 2.0%
School Administration $637 $317,162,000 4.8%
Operation $1,107 $551,160,000 8.3%
Transportation $453 $225,824,000 3.4%
Other $299 $148,661,000 2.2%
Total Support $3,837 $1,910,858,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,756 $1,372,496,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $13,382 $6,664,388,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Topeka Public Schools School District Details

Topeka Public Schools School District
624 Sw 24th
Topeka, KS 66611

13,004 Students enrolled in District

27 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Topeka Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

40 30 20 10 0
25%
34%
25%
36%
25%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Avondale West School
3229 Sw Westview Ave
Topeka, KS, 66611
01-12
Capital City School
500 Sw Tuffy Kellog Dr
Topeka, KS, 66606
07-12
Chase Middle School
2250 Ne State St
Topeka, KS, 66616
06-08
Eisenhower Middle School
3305 Se Minnesota Ave
Topeka, KS, 66605
06-08
Highland Park Central School
2717 Se Illinois Ave
Topeka, KS, 66605
KG-05
Highland Park High School
2424 Se California Ave
Topeka, KS, 66605
09-12
Hope Street Charter Academy School
1900 Sw Hope Street
Topeka, KS, 66604
09-12
Jardine Elementary School
2600 Sw 33rd St
Topeka, KS, 66611
PK-05
Jardine Middle School
2600 Sw 33rd St
Topeka, KS, 66611
06-08
Landon Middle School
731 Sw Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS, 66606
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 40.4% 66.9%
Black 19.7% 7.4%
Hispanic 38.3% 21.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 78.1% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.7% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.4% 9.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,440 $98,124,000 47.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,126 $14,846,000 7.2%
Staff $578 $7,620,000 3.7%
General Administration $172 $2,267,000 1.1%
School Administration $829 $10,939,000 5.3%
Operation $1,103 $14,550,000 7.1%
Transportation $403 $5,311,000 2.6%
Other $708 $9,339,000 4.5%
Total Support $4,919 $64,872,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,214 $42,385,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,572 $205,381,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,789 $3,381,034,000 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $644 $320,833,000 4.8%
Staff $434 $216,096,000 3.2%
General Administration $263 $131,122,000 2.0%
School Administration $637 $317,162,000 4.8%
Operation $1,107 $551,160,000 8.3%
Transportation $453 $225,824,000 3.4%
Other $299 $148,661,000 2.2%
Total Support $3,837 $1,910,858,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,756 $1,372,496,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $13,382 $6,664,388,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%