Blue Springs school information

IndexBlue SpringsMissouriNational
Average Test Scores72%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools181,89979,221
Total private schools553124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The Blue Springs, MO educational system consists of 18 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Blue Springs public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 42% higher than than the Missouri average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blue Springs public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.6% have completed high school, 34.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blue Springs are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Blue Springs.
  • 91.8% of people in Blue Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.6% of people in Blue Springs have completed high school.
  • 34.4% of people in Blue Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blue Springs

IndexBlue SpringsMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.8%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.4%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Blue Springs (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Lotawana, MO2,27466%34%
Buckner, MO3,08265%31%
Oak Grove, MO7,84462%25%
Raymore, MO20,10762%25%
Grain Valley, MO13,27361%23%
Blue Springs, MO53,64172%47%

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Euless, TX53,67580%62%
Wheaton, IL53,56858%18%
Castle Rock, CO53,78934%30%
Colton, CA53,85622%54%
Doral, FL53,42667%36%
Blue Springs, MO53,64172%47%
Source: The Blue Springs, MO 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.