School Details

Wanamaker Elementary School

6630 SW 10th, Topeka, KS 66615
(785) 339-4800
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 443 students 13 students/teacher (KS avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

90%
93%
87%
86%
91%
83%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Auburn Washburn average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
95%
88%
93%
95%
88%
97%
97%
88%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Auburn Washburn average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
94%
87%
98%
95%
86%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Auburn Washburn average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

98%
96%
83%
98%
96%
87%
98%
95%
79%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Auburn Washburn average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Wanamaker Elementary School is a public elementary school in Topeka. 443 students attend Wanamaker Elementary School and are mostly Multiracial; Asian/Pacific Islander; and White, non-Hispanic. 34% of the 443 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Wanamaker Elementary School is 13:1. McCarter Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 68% 84%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 6%
Asian 4% %
Hispanic 13% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.9% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 23%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Great school and great teachers especially Ms.Anderson of Kg'ten is the best . she isamazing teacher.kids really enjoys her method of teaching.not only my kid but also as a parent we miss her . we had to move out of state.i really adore and respect the way she handles kids.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is a great school.Everyday my daughter was excited to go school.Teachers are very caring and understands each child's needs.My daughter's progress was outstanding and all credit goes to teacher.Since we had to move out we are really missing the school .Wonderful school .Students are very disciplined.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is a great school. My sons have been going to this school since Kindergarden and they just love it!!

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a great school! My son has been going here for a couple of years and it is the best thing that has ever happened. The teachers and administration are awesome and it really makes a difference.

  • (6 years ago)

    My son attends here and we love his teachers and the administrators as well as the support staff. Kudos!

  • (8 years ago)

    My son went here from k-6th grade. The teachers worked with him any time he needed it and he is a solid straight 'A' student now in high school. We moved to this district strictly for the school.

  • (11 years ago)

    my son has been to 3 schools since 1st grade(now a 4th grader) I feel that this has been the best in academic learning for him by far. And he has enjoyed the school and the people at wanamaker better.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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