Topeka Public Schools USD 501

Helpful Links

PowerSchool - Student Information Online

PowerSchool allows you to follow your child's progress through online access to schedules, grades, homework, attendance and other information.  It also provides means of online communication with your child's teachers.



District Testing Schedules

Free & Reduced Cost Meal Eligibility

Guidelines for free and reduced cost school nutrition program eligibility are implemented by the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE). Click here to view the income requirements for each type of service available.

Kansas Assessment Program Parent & Guardian Website

Learn how the Kansas Assessment Program can guide you in helping your child to succeed in school.

Kansas Parent Information Resource Center

The Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC) is a federally funded parental information and resource center. KPIRC provides training, information and support to parents.

Homework Help

FREE Homework Help is just a click away: Homework Kansas

Need more information? Click here for a description of the Homework Kansas service.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Click here for information about health and environment issues, and making responsible choices.

For information about the latest updates and resources on the H1N1 flu outbreak in Kansas, visit the KDHE H1N1 Flu Virus Information page.

Mental Health Resources provides a comprehensive look at mental health resources in the Topeka Public Schools and the Shawnee County area in general.

Early Childhood

Links to resources to help you to engage your young child in play and in reading, writing, and speaking.

College Planning

Click here for college planning checklists, information about financial aid and more!

NCAA Clearinghouse

Is your child hoping to play college sports? All athletes interested in playing Division I and Division II sports must go through the NCAA Clearinghouse. This organization analyzes high school transcripts to ensure that all athletes are academically prepared for college. A student must complete 16 core courses (English, math, social studies, science and foreign language) plus meet ACT/SAT requirements before being cleared and becoming eligible for college sports. The official website is Contact your school counselor if you need more information.

Is Your Child Getting A Job? Know The Rules!

Part-time or summer jobs can be a great learning experience for teens - but make sure that you know the rules to ensure that your child's experience is safe and rewarding! Check out the following websites for more information: