Top 5 Best Shawnee County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 private schools serving 2,595 students in Shawnee County, KS (there are 55 public schools, serving 27,213 public students). 9% of all K-12 students in Shawnee County, KS are educated in private schools (compared to the KS state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private schools in Shawnee County, KS include Most Pure Heart Of Mary School, Topeka Lutheran School and Hayden Catholic High School.
The average acceptance rate is 89%, which is lower than the Kansas private school average acceptance rate of 93%.
92% of private schools in Shawnee County, KS are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Shawnee County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cair Paravel Latin School
Cair Paravel Latin School Photo - Cair Paravel Latin School
(Christian)
(2)
635 SW Clay Street
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 232-3878
Grades: PK-12
| 446 students
Hayden Catholic High School
Hayden Catholic High School Photo - Hayden offers something different. Our focus is educating the whole student.
(Catholic)
(4)
401 Sw Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 272-5210
Grades: 9-12
| 346 students
Heritage Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
2000 NW Clay St
Topeka, KS 66608
(785) 286-0427
Grades: PK-12
| 174 students
Most Pure Heart Of Mary School
(Catholic)
(1)
1750 Sw Stone Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 272-4313
Grades: K-8
| 384 students
Topeka Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
701 Sw Roosevelt St
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 357-0382
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
Christ The King School
(Catholic)
(1)
5973 Sw 25th St Bldg B
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 272-2220
Grades: K-8
| 284 students
Holy Family Catholic School
(Catholic)
1725 Ne Seward Ave
Topeka, KS 66616
(785) 234-8980
Grades: K-8
| 170 students
Mater Dei Catholic School
(Catholic)
934 Sw Clay St
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 233-1727
Grades: PK-8
| 189 students
Our Lady Of Guadalupe School
(Catholic)
210 Ne Branner Street
Topeka, KS 66616
(785) 233-9171
Grades: PK-8
| 142 students
St. Matthew Catholic School
(Catholic)
1000 SE 28th St
Topeka, KS 66605
(785) 235-2188
Grades: K-8
| 146 students
Topeka Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2431 Sw Wanamaker Rd
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 272-9474
Grades: 2-6
| 14 students
Topeka Collegiate School
Topeka Collegiate School Photo
(1)
2200 SW Eveningside Drive
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 228-0490
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Shawnee County, Kansas

Shawnee County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
735 Sw Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 235-0953
Grades: PK-8
| 169 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Shawnee County, KS?
The top ranked private schools in Shawnee County, KS include Most Pure Heart Of Mary School, Topeka Lutheran School and Hayden Catholic High School.
How many private schools are located in Shawnee County, KS?
12 private schools are located in Shawnee County, KS.
How diverse are private schools in Shawnee County, KS?
Shawnee County, KS private schools are approximately 30% minority students, which is higher than the Kansas private school average of 25%.
What percentage of students in Shawnee County, KS go to private school?
9% of all K-12 students in Shawnee County, KS are educated in private schools (compared to the KS state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Shawnee County, KS?
92% of private schools in Shawnee County, KS are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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