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Washburn Rural High School
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  • Public
  • TOPEKA, KS

Report Card

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

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Washburn Rural High School is a highly rated, public school located in TOPEKA, KS. It has 1,962 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 41% in reading.

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Washburn Rural High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
41%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1240
46 responses
Average ACT
26
490 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$56,762
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$825
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$132,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 46 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 46 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 134 responses
  • Going to sporting events
    28%
  • The plays are amazing, and the dances
    16%
  • Music concerts
    15%
  • Spirit week's
    11%
  • Basketball Student Section
    7%
  • Having prep rally's
    6%
  • Theatre
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,962
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 57 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 57 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 57 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,067
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.6%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,746 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 82 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 82 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 81 responses

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