Topeka Collegiate School

Topeka Collegiate is a private independent school whose mission is to prepare students for advanced education, successful careers, and responsible citizenship through a commitment to academic excellence and humanitarian ideals.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1982
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
150 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Topeka Collegiate School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director
Leilani Grey

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir Grades 4-8

School Notes

  • We are Topeka`s only independent college preparatory school, placing students at the center of the learning experience and passionately developing the next generation of leaders equipped with skills for life.
  • Topeka Collegiate provides an agile learning environment that teaches each student, helping them develop confidence, critical thinking skills, a commitment to community service, and a love of learning that will benefit them for life.
  • Year after year, Topeka Collegiate students' standardized test scores place them among the highest-achieving independent school students in the nation.This is no surprise, as teachers are free to tailor their classroom curriculum to the individual needs of their students. Teachers work with parents to ensure students are academically challenged and nurtured to reach their full potential.
  • Our curriculum emphasizes math, science, history, reading, writing, and Spanish. Specialists teach all science, Spanish, technology, music, art, and physical education grades.
  • We are cultivating the next generation of leadership. Topeka Collegiate prepares students to be leaders through character development, a commitment to equity and justice, social engagement, and global citizenry.
  • Children leave Topeka Collegiate as young men and women who love learning and will stay with them for their entire lives.Graduates are known for their broad and varied interests, deep knowledge base, and versatile skill sets. They are communicators, risk-takers, and critical thinkers.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Topeka Collegiate School often compared to?
Topeka Collegiate Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cair Paravel Latin School by visitors of our site.
Does Topeka Collegiate School offer a summer program?
Yes, Topeka Collegiate School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Topeka Collegiate School offer?
Topeka Collegiate School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Topeka Collegiate School?
The application deadline for Topeka Collegiate School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

5  
This is the best prep school in town. I have one child there and one who has just left for high school. High school is not a difficulty for him. He is well prepared and well adjusted. After the first week of school, he came home (unsolicited) and said he needs to thank his Spanish teacher for preparing him so well and another day said he wants to thank his math teacher--he understands fully the lessons being presented in his advanced Algebra 2 class. My youngest son is beginning to show some leadership potential, a positive attitude, and an interest in school. I think he will also be well-prepared for his Advanced placement and honors classes in high school. There is nothing more worthwhile and valuable than a strong, positive, humanitarian education for your children.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kansas is $6,993 for elementary schools and $10,506 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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