Belle Plaine school information

IndexBelle PlaineKansasNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Belle Plaine, KS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belle Plaine public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 26% lower than than the Kansas average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belle Plaine public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.1% have completed high school, 14.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Belle Plaine are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Belle Plaine.
  • 87.0% of people in Belle Plaine have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.1% of people in Belle Plaine have completed high school.
  • 14.3% of people in Belle Plaine have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belle Plaine

IndexBelle PlaineKansasNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.3%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Belle Plaine (high school & post-secondary)

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Udall, KS64431%36%
Belle Plaine, KS1,58828%43%

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Belle Plaine, KS1,58828%43%
Source: The Belle Plaine, KS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.