HSA Introduction


To inspire students to engage in their education and future by creating opportunities for learners to make positive connections with their school and community through the implementation of a flexible, innovative, and personalized education.


  • Everyone is respected and respects each other.
  • Students will accept responsibility for personal choices.
  • Students are able to learn from their mistakes which give them opportunities for personal growth.
  • Students can be taught to problem solve both academically and personally with guidance.
  • Every student has the potential to be a success.
  • Students should capitalize on their strengths and improve their weaknesses


Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech)
Topeka Public Schools pays tuition at WIT for current high school juniors and seniors in the district. Students attend WIT on a part-time basis. Bus transportation is provided.

Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers (TCALC)
TCALC is an innovative high school program created in partnership with business and industry concentrating in four strands:

  • Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Bioscience & Biomedical
  • Business
  • Human Services

The Center is all about students solving real problems, with real tools used by real professional(s), being mentored by real employers, leading to real contributions in the professional area.

Parent-Child Learning Center
The Parent-Child Learning Center (PCLC) is a unique program created for teenage parents and their young children in an effort to offer maximum parenting support and quality instruction-based child care, thereby enabling teenage parents to continue their education.

Work study and concurrent enrollment at a post-secondary institution. See the guidance counselor for additional information on enrollment in these programs.

Distance Learning
With more than 30 required courses, students now have an opportunity to take distance-learning courses right out of their own home. This program is primarily intended to serve students who are home-schooled, are working, or have other responsibilities for credit recovery.

Extended Day
In an effort to help students graduate on time and catch up on lost credits students may also take courses in our extended day program. This program allows students to earn credits after the normal school day concludes.


Every student has the opportunity to checkout a district owned Chromebook that they may use during the school year for educational purposes.

These devices will be checked out to students upon completion of enrollment with any applicable paperwork and fees completed. It is the responsibility of the student to maintain these devices, and to return them at the request of the principal or upon the student withdrawing. The same device and power supply cord that was checked out to students must be returned upon the student withdrawing from Hope Street. These devices have filtering software that will filter internet activity at home.

It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that no inappropriate activity be logged by the filtering system under a student's login. that student could face disciplinary action. Having these devices as a resource will give HSA students. in collaboration with their teachers., a new opportunity to provide students with the benefits of personal, technology enhanced education.

Engage students in the highest quality of learning • Prepare students for responsible, productive citizenship • Inspire excellence for a lifetime
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