Burlington school information

Average Test Scores41%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Burlington, KS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Burlington public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 7% higher than than the Kansas average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burlington public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.0% have completed high school, 17.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burlington are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Burlington.
  • 87.1% of people in Burlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Burlington have completed high school.
  • 17.8% of people in Burlington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burlington

Completed 8th grade87.1%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.0%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.0%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.8%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westphalia, KS21970%41%
Neosho Rapids, KS18745%10%
Gridley, KS34530%40%
Waverly, KS65328%42%
LeRoy, KS61425%49%
Burlington, KS2,61141%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blythewood, SC2,61258%17%
Osseo, MN2,61255%11%
Green Island, NY2,61320%60%
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
Derry, PA2,61462%25%
Burlington, KS2,61141%18%
Source: The Burlington, 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.