Topeka school information

IndexTopekaKansasNational
Average Test Scores32%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools5197079,235
Total private schools1519024,875
Total post-secondary schools7867,965

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  • The average school test scores in Topeka are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 51 public schools in Topeka.
  • 83.5% of people in Topeka have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.2% of people in Topeka have completed high school.
  • 27.5% of people in Topeka have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Topeka

IndexTopekaKansasNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%87.1%83.8%
Completed high school82.2%85.7%82.4%
Completed some college57.1%62.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%38.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.5%30.7%29.3%
Completed masters10.3%10.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Topeka (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Silver Lake, KS1,69255%12%
Auburn, KS1,32253%7%
Meriden, KS94046%8%
Hoyt, KS74637%25%
Rossville, KS1,01532%35%
Topeka, KS127,66032%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Los Angeles, CA127,61026%47%
Waco, TX127,79661%24%
Cedar Rapids, IA128,00972%46%
Thousand Oaks, CA128,12657%15%
Elizabeth, NJ126,96426%47%
Topeka, KS127,66032%35%
Source: The Topeka, KS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.