Topeka West High School



Topeka West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Topeka West 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
9 303
10 278
11 226
12 202
UG 86

Topeka West High School is a public high school of the Topeka Public Schools located in Topeka, KS. It has 1,095 students in grades 9th through 12th. Topeka West High School is the 45th largest public high school in Kansas and the 5,373rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,095
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,373rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 45th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 265th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 38th out of 339

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Topeka West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 555
(51%)
2,108
(49%)
 Female 540
(49%)
2,176
(51%)

Topeka West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 601
(55%)
1,792
(42%)
 Hispanic 205
(19%)
1,204
(28%)
 Black 159
(15%)
852
(20%)
 Two or More 95
(9%)
324
(8%)
 American Indian 18
(2%)
72
(2%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
6
(0%)

Topeka West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 507
(46%)
2,505
(58%)
 Not Eligible 497
(45%)
1,445
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(8%)
334
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Topeka West High School is ranked 29th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Topeka West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.6%) is 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 West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 974
2006 1096
2007 1066
2008 1003
2009 1087
2010 1073
2011 1046
2012 1032
2013 979
2014 1034
2015 1095

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 14.3
2007 15.6
2008 14
2009 16.3
2010 16
2011 14.7
2012 13.3
2013 12.9
2014 13
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3788501026694
2006 0.37591240875912
2007 0.32270168855535
2008 0.36191425722832
2009 0.40938362465501
2010 0.4762348555452
2011 0.48565965583174
2012 0.49903100775194
2013 0.46475995914198
2014 0.53675048355899
2015 0.54611872146119

Compare Topeka West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.6%
 

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