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Topeka West High School
  • Public
  • TOPEKA, KS

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Topeka West High School is an above average, public school located in TOPEKA, KS. It has 1,103 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 23% in reading.

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2001 SW FAIRLAWN RD
TOPEKA, KS 66604
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
23%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1000
7 responses
Average ACT
24
201 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$47,999
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$816
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$103,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 59 responses
  • Theatre Productions
    19%
  • Sports Events
    17%
  • Fun Day
    14%
  • Club Carnival
    12%
  • Cocoa And Cram
    10%
  • Players, parent march, and after prom
    8%
  • Band Light Show
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,103
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,611
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.3%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,948 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

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