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72%
  • Jay Shideler Elementary
  • 4948 Sw Wanamaker, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
64%
  • Indian Hills Elementary
  • 7445 Sw 29th, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
56%
  • Wanamaker Elementary
  • 6630 Sw 10th, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
55%
  • Farley Elementary
  • 6701 Sw 33rd Street, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 605
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
55%
  • West Indianola Elementary
  • 4201 Nw Brickyard Rd, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 330
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
55%
  • Elmont Elementary
  • 6432 Nw Elmont Rd, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 345
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
52%
  • North Fairview
  • 1941 Ne 39th, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Pauline Central Primary
  • 6625 Sw Westview, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 482
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
50%
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary
  • 5830 N W Topeka Ave, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
44%
  • Shawnee Heights Elementary
  • 2410 Se Burton Dr, Topeka
  • Shawnee Heights
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 463
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
42%
  • Avondale West Elementary
  • 3229 Sw Westview Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 256
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
42%
  • Randolph Elementary
  • 1400 Sw Randolph Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
38%
  • Washburn Rural High
  • 5900 Sw 61st, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,857
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
38%
  • Washburn Rural Middle School
  • 5620 Sw 61st, Topeka
  • Auburn Washburn
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 967
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Rochester Elementary
  • 3421 Rochester Rd, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 240
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
35%
  • Stout Elementary
  • 2303 Sw College Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 234
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • Mcclure Elementary
  • 2529 Sw Chelsea Dr, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 352
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
33%
  • Seaman Middle School
  • 5620 Nw Topeka, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 613
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
32%
  • Maude Bishop Elementary
  • 3601 Sw 31st St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
32%
  • Mceachron Elementary
  • 4433 Sw 29th Terr, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Mccarter Elementary
  • 5512 Sw 16th St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 421
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
32%
  • Seaman High
  • 4850 Rochester Rd, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,220
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Whitson Elementary
  • 1725 Sw Arnold Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
29%
  • Landon Middle School
  • 731 Sw Fairlawn Rd, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 421
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
27%
  • Meadows Elementary
  • 201 Sw Clay St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 588
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • State Street Elementary
  • 500 Ne Sumner St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
25%
  • Lowman Hill Elementary
  • 1101 Sw Garfield Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 320
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
24%
  • Marjorie French Middle School
  • 5257 Sw 33rd St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
24%
  • Jardine Middle School
  • 2600 Sw 33rd St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
23%
  • Williams Science And Fine Arts Magnet School
  • 1301 Se Monroe St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
22%
  • Quincy Elementary
  • 1500 Ne Quincy St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 244
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
22%
  • Topeka High
  • 800 Sw 10th St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,877
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
20%
  • Hope Street Charter Academy
  • 1900 Sw Hope Street, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 131
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
20%
  • Robinson Middle School
  • 1125 Sw 14th St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 447
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
20%
  • Shaner Elementary
  • 1600 Sw 34th St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 187
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
20%
  • Logan Elementary
  • 1124 Nw Lyman Rd, Topeka
  • Seaman
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 603
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
18%
  • Topeka West High
  • 2001 Sw Fairlawn Rd, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,034
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Highland Park Central
  • 2717 Se Illinois Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 356
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
17%
  • Scott Dual Language Magnet
  • 401 Se Market St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Ross Elementary
  • 1400 Se 34th St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 615
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
12%
  • Chase Middle School
  • 2250 Ne State St, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 490
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
12%
  • Eisenhower Middle School
  • 3305 Se Minnesota Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
10%
  • Highland Park High
  • 2424 Se California Ave, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 875
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
5%
  • Capital City
  • 500 Sw Tuffy Kellog Dr, Topeka
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 108
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
n/a
  • Lawrence Gardner High School
  • Po Box 8098, Topeka
  • Lawrence Gardner High School
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 115
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Topeka school information

IndexTopekaKansasNational
Average Test Scores32%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools5197079,221
Total private schools1519024,874
Total post-secondary schools7867,963
The Topeka, KS educational system consists of 51 public schools, 15 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Topeka public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 15% lower than than the Kansas average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Topeka public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.9% have completed high school, 27.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Topeka

IndexTopekaKansasNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.9%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college57.6%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 51 public schools, 15 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Topeka. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Topeka, KS schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Topeka, KS, an average of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Topeka schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Topeka, KS schools.

Source: The Topeka, KS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.