Average Teacher Salary in Topeka Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Topeka Public Schools is $43,278.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,140 $20,563 $22,599 $26,163 $42,938 $64,172
Kindergarten $46,955 $34,578 $39,747 $46,151 $53,595 $62,891
Elementary $43,015 $23,735 $33,122 $42,569 $53,007 $62,922
Middle school $46,033 $24,398 $34,636 $44,140 $57,410 $67,382
High school $46,251 $22,872 $29,279 $43,620 $56,206 $71,836

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,779
  • Full time teachers: 1,171
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 297
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 503
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 67
  • Pre-K Teachers: 39
  • High School Teachers: 551
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 14,002

Financial Statistics for Topeka Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $39,530,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $89,932,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $21,805,000
  • Total revenue: $151,267,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $83,821,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $87,242,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $24,977,000
  • Expenditures per student: $447,000
  • Total expenditures: $144,888,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $40,278,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $11,293,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $628,000

Information on Schools within Topeka Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Topeka Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Avondale East Elementary
455 SE Golf Park Blvd
Topeka, KS 66605
785-274-6230
  • Total: 197
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 28
10 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Avondale West Elementary
3229 SW Westview Ave
Topeka, KS 66611
785-274-4775
  • Total: 194
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 26
12 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Highland Park Central
2717 SE Illinois Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
785-235-7000
  • Total: 374
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 59
12 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Linn Elementary
300 Parkview
Linn, KS 66953
785-348-5531
  • Total: 126
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 14
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 12
  • 4th grade: 11
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 17
11 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Lowman Hill Elementary
1101 SW Garfield Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
785-575-6875
  • Total: 390
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 47
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lundgren Elementary
1020 NE Forest Ave
Topeka, KS 66616
785-235-7110
  • Total: 227
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 26
10 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Maude Bishop Elementary
3601 SW 31st St
Topeka, KS 66614
785-271-3735
  • Total: 302
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 43
12 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mccarter Elementary
5512 SW 16th St
Topeka, KS 66604
785-271-3755
  • Total: 427
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 61
13 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mcclure Elementary
2529 SW Chelsea Dr
Topeka, KS 66614
785-271-3785
  • Total: 307
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 46
13 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mceachron Elementary
4433 SW 29th Terr
Topeka, KS 66614
785-271-3765
  • Total: 348
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 60
13 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Meadows Elementary
201 SW Clay St
Topeka, KS 66606
785-235-7150
  • Total: 533
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 75
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Quincy Elementary
1500 NE Quincy Ave
Topeka, KS 66608
785-235-7420
  • Total: 247
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 34
10 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Quinton Heights Elementary
2331 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66611
785-575-6825
  • Total: 176
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 20
10 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Randolph Elementary
1400 SW Randolph Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
785-575-6835
  • Total: 375
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 58
13 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ross Elementary
1400 SE 34th St
Topeka, KS 66605
785-274-6280
  • Total: 367
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 45
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Scott Computer Technology Magnet
401 SE Market St
Topeka, KS 66607
785-235-7480
  • Total: 463
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 74
11 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Shaner Elementary
1600 SW 34th St
Topeka, KS 66611
785-274-4765
  • Total: 214
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 23
11 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
State Street Elementary
500 NE Sumner St
Topeka, KS 66616
785-235-7280
  • Total: 351
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 42
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stout Elementary
2303 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66611
785-575-6855
  • Total: 195
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 22
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 44
10 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Whitson Elementary
1725 SW Arnold Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
785-271-3775
  • Total: 461
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 56
13 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Williams Science And Fine Arts Magnet School
1301 SE Monroe St
Topeka, KS 66612
785-235-7330
  • Total: 615
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 87
13 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Topeka Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chase Middle School
2250 NE State St
Topeka, KS 66616
785-295-3840
  • Total: 424
  • 6th grade: 133
  • 7th grade: 146
  • 8th grade: 145
10 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Eisenhower Middle School
3305 SE Minnesota Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
785-274-6160
  • Total: 402
  • 6th grade: 130
  • 7th grade: 145
  • 8th grade: 127
11 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hope Street Academy Charter Middle
1900 SW Hope St
Topeka, KS 66604
785-438-4280
  • Total: 7
  • 8th grade: 7
not available not available 8th Grade 9th Grade
Hope Street Charter Academy
1900 SW Hope St
Topeka, KS 66604
785-438-4280
  • Total: 185
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 52
10 to 1 19 8th Grade 12th Grade
Jardine Middle School
2600 SW 33rd St
Topeka, KS 66611
785-274-6330
  • Total: 474
  • 6th grade: 159
  • 7th grade: 167
  • 8th grade: 148
12 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Landon Middle School
731 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS 66606
785-438-4220
  • Total: 412
  • 6th grade: 154
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 137
12 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Linn Elementary
300 Parkview
Linn, KS 66953
785-348-5531
  • Total: 126
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 14
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 12
  • 4th grade: 11
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 17
11 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Marjorie French Middle School
5257 SW 33rd St
Topeka, KS 66614
785-438-4150
  • Total: 560
  • 6th grade: 175
  • 7th grade: 183
  • 8th grade: 202
13 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
Robinson Middle School
328 North Oliver
Wichita, KS 67208
316-973-8600
  • Total: 747
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 149
  • 8th grade: 135
16 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Topeka Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Highland Park High
2424 SE California Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
785-274-6000
  • Total: 930
  • 9th grade: 223
  • 10th grade: 199
  • 11th grade: 238
  • 12th grade: 206
14 to 1 68 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hope Street Charter Academy
1900 SW Hope St
Topeka, KS 66604
785-438-4280
  • Total: 185
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 52
10 to 1 19 8th Grade 12th Grade
Topeka High
800 SW 10th St
Topeka, KS 66612
785-295-3150
  • Total: 1,809
  • 9th grade: 546
  • 10th grade: 446
  • 11th grade: 377
  • 12th grade: 341
18 to 1 98 9th Grade 12th Grade
Topeka West High
2001 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS 66604
785-438-4000
  • Total: 1,044
  • 9th grade: 270
  • 10th grade: 285
  • 11th grade: 253
  • 12th grade: 193
15 to 1 72 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Topeka Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Capital City
2828 SW 6th St
Topeka, KS 66606
785-295-3600
  • Total: 119
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade: 6
3 to 1 39 5th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,728
  • Median family income: $43,309
  • Median male income: $24,915
  • Median female income: $18,528
  • Median income of a renter: $22,618
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,815
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,695 5,440 6,255 5,415 1,880