Topeka school information

IndexTopekaKansasNational
Average Test Scores74%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools5197079,235
Total private schools1519024,875
Total post-secondary schools7867,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Topeka are 9% higher 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.

Best Schools in Topeka

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  • Avondale East Elem455 Se Golf Park BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 192 · Ratio: 14:156
  • Avondale West Elem3229 Sw Westview AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 218 · Ratio: 14:171
  • Capital City500 Sw Tuffy Kellog DrGrades: 05 - 12Students: 108 · Ratio: 4:128
  • Chase Middle School2250 Ne State StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 39 · Ratio: 12:161
  • Eisenhower Middle School3305 Se Minnesota AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 456 · Ratio: 13:162
  • Elmont Elem6432 Nw Elmont RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 305 · Ratio: 17:191
  • Farley Elementary6701 Sw 33Rd StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 586 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Highland Park Central2717 Se Illinois AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 14:163
  • Highland Park High2424 Se California AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 808 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Hope Street Charter Academy1900 Sw Hope StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 139 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Indian Hills Elementary7445 Sw 29ThGrades: KG - 06Students: 484 · Ratio: 15:195
  • Jardine Middle School2600 Sw 33Rd StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 487 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Jay Shideler Elementary4948 Sw WanamakerGrades: KG - 06Students: 458 · Ratio: 14:196
  • Landon Middle School731 Sw Fairlawn RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 458 · Ratio: 13:167
  • Lawrence Gardner High SchoolPo Box 8098Grades: 06 - 12Students: 182 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Linn Student Support Center200 Se 40Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 173 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Logan Elementary1124 Nw Lyman RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 586 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Lowman Hill Elem1101 Sw Garfield AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 15:161
  • Marjorie French Middle School5257 Sw 33Rd StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 555 · Ratio: 15:162
  • Maude Bishop Elem3601 Sw 31St StGrades: PK - 05Students: 331 · Ratio: 15:169
  • Mccarter Elem5512 Sw 16Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Mcclure Elem2529 Sw Chelsea DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 346 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Mceachron Elem4433 Sw 29Th TerrGrades: PK - 05Students: 357 · Ratio: 15:179
  • Meadows Elementary201 Sw Clay StGrades: KG - 05Students: 542 · Ratio: 15:171
  • North Fairview1941 Ne 39ThGrades: KG - 06Students: 323 · Ratio: 17:196
  • Pauline Central Primary6625 Sw WestviewGrades: PK - 03Students: 473 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Pleasant Hill Elem5830 N W Topeka AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 316 · Ratio: 17:192
  • Quincy Elem1500 Ne Quincy StGrades: PK - 05Students: 274 · Ratio: 12:165
  • Quinton Heights Elem2331 Sw Topeka BlvdGrades: KG - 05Students: 179 · Ratio: 12:163
  • Randolph Elem1400 Sw Randolph AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 408 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Robinson Middle School1125 Sw 14Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 399 · Ratio: 11:160
  • Rochester Elem3421 Rochester RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 24 · Ratio: 15:189
  • Ross Elementary1400 Se 34Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 334 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Scott Computer Technology Magnet401 Se Market StGrades: PK - 05Students: 518 · Ratio: 15:158
  • Seaman High4850 Rochester RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,147 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Seaman Middle School5620 Nw TopekaGrades: 07 - 08Students: 578 · Ratio: 13:187
  • Shaner Elem1600 Sw 34Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 212 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Shawnee Heights Elem2410 Se Burton DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 52 · Ratio: 17:184
  • State Street Elem500 Ne Sumner StGrades: KG - 05Students: 317 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Stout Elem2303 Sw College AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 207 · Ratio: 13:181
  • Topeka High800 Sw 10Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 184 · Ratio: 19:166
  • Topeka West High2001 Sw Fairlawn RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,073 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Wanamaker Elem6630 Sw 10ThGrades: PK - 06Students: 443 · Ratio: 13:194
  • Washburn Rural High5900 Sw 61StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,744 · Ratio: 15:184
  • Washburn Rural Middle School5620 Sw 61StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 894 · Ratio: 14:190
  • West Indianola Elem4201 Nw Brickyard RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 326 · Ratio: 18:191
  • Whitson Elem1725 Sw Arnold AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 481 · Ratio: 16:175
  • Williams Science And Fine Arts Magnet School1301 Se Monroe StGrades: PK - 05Students: 579 · Ratio: 13:170

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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)

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Hoyt, KS74691%34%
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Topeka, KS127,66074%9%

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Topeka, KS127,66074%9%
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.