Highland Park Central



Highland Park Central Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Park Central Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 50
2 59
3 65
4 44
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Park Central is a public elementary school located in Topeka, KS in the Topeka Public Schools. It enrolls 343 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Park Central is the 337th largest public school in Kansas and the 37,701st largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,701st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 337th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 221st out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 243rd out of 706

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Highland Park Central Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 182
(53%)
5,074
(52%)
 Female 161
(47%)
4,688
(48%)

Highland Park Central Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 114
(33%)
3,070
(31%)
 White 108
(31%)
3,711
(38%)
 Black 77
(22%)
1,803
(18%)
 Two or More 38
(11%)
996
(10%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
61
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Highland Park Central Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(93%)
7,495
(77%)
 Not Eligible 16
(5%)
1,732
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
535
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Highland Park Central is ranked 96th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Park Central students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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.

Highland Park Central Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 295
2006 277
2007 323
2008 365
2009 366
2010 388
2011 393
2012 374
2013 367
2014 356
2015 343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8
2006 8.3
2007 11.2
2008 11.7
2009 11.9
2010 13.6
2011 10.7
2012 11.8
2013 12
2014 12
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94576271186441
2006 0.88808664259928
2007 0.85139318885449
2008 0.8986301369863
2009 0.92349726775956
2010 0.92525773195876
2011 0.95165394402036
2012 0.94117647058824
2013 0.95367847411444
2014 0.8876404494382
2015 0.9533527696793

Compare Highland Park Central to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.3%
 

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Highland Park Central
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Public KG - 05 343 13:1  
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Private PK - 08 232 17:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 12 340 11:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 08 182 13:1 3 miles
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