Carthage school information

IndexCarthageMissouriNational
Average Test Scores52%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools81,89979,235
Total private schools153124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Carthage are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Carthage.
  • 66.8% of people in Carthage have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.4% of people in Carthage have completed high school.
  • 16.6% of people in Carthage have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Carthage

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  • Carthage High School2600 South RiverGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,247 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Carthage Jr. High714 S. MainGrades: 07 - 08Students: 597 · Ratio: 15:152
  • Carthage Middle School827 E. CentennialGrades: 05 - 06Students: 627 · Ratio: 18:144
  • Carthage Technical Ctr.1100 E. Airport DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Columbian Elem.1015 W MaconGrades: KG - 04Students: 442 · Ratio: 14:144
  • Fairview Elem.1201 E FairviewGrades: PK - 04Students: 474 · Ratio: 14:132
  • Mark Twain Elem.1435 S MainGrades: KG - 04Students: 251 · Ratio: 16:163
  • Pleasant Valley Elem.652 County Rd 180Grades: KG - 04Students: 165 · Ratio: 17:174
  • Steadley Elem.1814 W Fir RdGrades: PK - 04Students: 546 · Ratio: 16:157

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Education level achieved in Carthage

IndexCarthageMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade66.8%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school63.4%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college39.4%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.4%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.6%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.8%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Webb City, MO10,98567%1%
Carterville, MO1,80660%12%
Avilla, MO12057%16%
Jasper, MO99753%22%
Golden City, MO68953%22%
Carthage, MO14,28152%23%

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Villa Rica, GA14,26688%30%
Beech Grove, IN14,30180%18%
Otsego, MN14,25770%3%
Carthage, MO14,28152%23%
Source: The Carthage, 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.