Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,654
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    206 3.6
  • Ranking

Topeka High School is a public school in Topeka, Kansas. It has 1,654 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 73% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 206 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

800 Sw 10th St
Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 295-3150

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 206 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: We have a very diverse population.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Food: I do not eat at school. It tastes like cardboard.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: We have some of the most creative and fun teachers
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Our school is very good when it comes to bullying.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: We have a program called Link Crew. Its for students sophomore and up that want to help other students and guide the new coming freshmen out with the changes of middle school to high school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Topeka West High School 3 mi. 1,007
3.00 Seaman High School 6 mi. 1,174
4.00 Washburn Rural Middle School 7 mi. 888
4.00 Washburn Rural High School 8 mi. 1,771
2.33 Shawnee Heights High School 8 mi. 1,140

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 52%
Male 47%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.7%
Grade 10 26.8%
Grade 11 21.8%
Grade 12 20.8%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 85% Yes
  • 10% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% It's rich, deep traditions
  • 25% The arts programs, the spirit, the architecture.
  • 8% Everything

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 54% Students who don't care
  • 31% Rude students
  • 8% Lack of academic rigor
  • 8% Ridiculous Rules

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Beauty and diversity
  • 40% Tradition, Diversity, and Historical landmark

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 40% Tradition, Pride, Excellence
  • 20% Gorgeous
  • 20% Castle
  • 10% The best
  • 10% Diverse

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 70% Get involved right away
  • 10% Don't be lame
  • 10% Don't be afraid to try a club you haven't heard of
  • 10% Be yourself, have fun, and learn
  • 0% Don't let teachers bully u in2 gvng all of ur time

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 8 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 29% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.