Topeka High School



Topeka High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Topeka High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 561
10 454
11 416
12 343
UG 222

Topeka High School is a public high school of the Topeka Public Schools located in Topeka, KS. It has 1,996 students in grades 9th through 12th. Topeka High School is the 8th largest public high school in Kansas and the 1,601st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,996
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 112.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,601st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 8th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 324th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 11th out of 339

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Topeka High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,036
(52%)
2,176
(51%)
 Male 960
(48%)
2,108
(49%)

Topeka High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 855
(43%)
1,792
(42%)
 Hispanic 602
(30%)
1,204
(28%)
 Black 341
(17%)
852
(20%)
 Two or More 153
(8%)
324
(8%)
 American Indian 30
(2%)
72
(2%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Topeka High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,139
(57%)
2,505
(58%)
 Not Eligible 712
(36%)
1,445
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 145
(7%)
334
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Topeka High School is ranked 6th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Topeka High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Topeka High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1586
2006 1598
2007 1544
2008 1707
2009 1835
2010 1840
2011 1776
2012 1802
2013 1881
2014 1877
2015 1996

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 14.4
2007 15.7
2008 17.4
2009 19.9
2010 19
2011 17.2
2012 17.3
2013 16.5
2014 16.8
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51765447667087
2006 0.5206508135169
2007 0.57901554404145
2008 0.60398359695372
2009 0.6441416893733
2010 0.66086956521739
2011 0.65822072072072
2012 0.67480577136515
2013 0.64805954279638
2014 0.65210442194992
2015 0.64328657314629

Compare Topeka High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.3%
 

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Topeka High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,996 17.8:1  
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Public 07 - 12 104 9.5:1 4 miles
Topeka West High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,095 14.5:1 4 miles
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