Cape Girardeau school information

IndexCape GirardeauMissouriNational
Average Test Scores48%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools151,89979,235
Total private schools953124,875
Total post-secondary schools52137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Cape Girardeau are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Cape Girardeau.
  • 85.1% of people in Cape Girardeau have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Cape Girardeau have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in Cape Girardeau have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cape Girardeau

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  • Alma Schrader Elem.1360 RandolGrades: KG - 04Students: 399 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Blanchard Elem.1829 N Sprigg StGrades: PK - 04Students: 366 · Ratio: 13:173
  • Cape Girardeau Car & Tech Ctr.1080 S Silver Springs RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Central High1000 S Silver Springs RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,199 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Central Jr. High205 CaruthersGrades: 07 - 08Students: 572 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Central Middle1900 ThileniusGrades: 05 - 06Students: 573 · Ratio: 15:149
  • Clippard Elem.2880 Hopper RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 381 · Ratio: 15:155
  • Echo Day Treatment Ctr.3445 Armstrong DrGrades: 06 - 12Students: 9 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Franklin Elem.215 N LouisianaGrades: KG - 04Students: 285 · Ratio: 13:126
  • Girardot Center For YouthPo Box 936Grades: 05 - 12Students: 2 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Gordonville Attendance Ctr.653 State Hwy ZGrades: KG - 02Students: 62 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Jefferson Elem.520 S MinnesotaGrades: PK - 04Students: 346 · Ratio: 12:131
  • Nell Holcomb Elem.6547 State Hwy 177Grades: KG - 08Students: 307 · Ratio: 11:158
  • Parkview School1020 S Parkway DrGrades: KG - 12Students: 3 · Ratio: 5:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Cape Girardeau

IndexCape GirardeauMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school82.7%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college61.1%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.7%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters11.4%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jonesboro, IL2,05285%24%
McClure, IL34883%22%
Tamms, IL73974%9%
Jackson, MO14,22159%14%
Oak Ridge, MO23158%15%
Cape Girardeau, MO38,66548%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bremerton, WA38,66464%6%
The Colony, TX38,69093%36%
Sun City, AZ38,62280%18%
Shakopee, MN38,61373%7%
Annapolis, MD38,59981%19%
Cape Girardeau, MO38,66548%29%
Source: The Cape Girardeau, MO education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.