Back to School Headquarters

We are looking forward to students returning to Topeka Public Schools for the 2023-2024 school year! We have created a one-stop spot for all of your back to school needs.

Enrollment Information

  • School registration for the 2023-2024 school year is available online. 

  • In-person enrollment will be held at each school site and at the district Welcome Center, located at Quinton Heights (2331 SW Topeka Blvd) from 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM on Thursday, July 20 and from 5:00 - 7:00 PM by appointment only.

Important Back to School Dates

  • The first day of school for grades K-6 and grade 9 is Wednesday, August 8, 2023.
  • The first day of school for Hope Street Academy High School, Avondale Academy Virtual School, and Capital City Schools is Wednesday, August 9, 2023.
  • The first day of school for grades 7, 8, and 10-12 is Thursday, August 9, 2023.
  • The first day of preschool is Thursday, August 17, 2023.

School Times

  • Elementary School: 8:40 AM - 3:40 PM
  • Middle School: 7:50 AM - 2:45 PM
  • High School: 7:55 AM - 3:00 PM

To the families of TPS elementary students, "Late Start" will continue on Fridays during the 2022-2023 school year, starting August 18. "Late Start" means that school will not start on Fridays until 9:30 AM for elementary students.


School Registration Fees:

·  Preschool: Program Specific

·  Elementary (K-5): $65

·  Secondary (6-12): $95


School Boundary Information

If you are unsure which school your child will attend, you can check your address to see which school boundary you live in.

2023-24 School Supply List

The 2022-2023 school supply list for elementary and middle schools is now available. The list is in both English and Spanish.

2023-24 District Calendar

The district calendar provides a quick-glance overview of important dates for parents to be aware of. This calendar includes days school is not in session, parent-teacher conferences, and start and end dates for the 2022-2023 school year.


Information regarding busing will be mailed to parents. All enrollment must be completed before bus routes can be established.

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