Charleston school information

Average Test Scores36%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools41,89979,235
Total private schools153124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Charleston are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Charleston.
  • 69.7% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.9% of people in Charleston have completed high school.
  • 9.6% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Charleston

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  • Charleston HighPo Box 39Grades: 09 - 12Students: 304 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Charleston MiddlePo Box 39Grades: 06 - 08Students: 225 · Ratio: 14:136
  • Southeast Correctional CenterPo Box 279Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Warren E. Hearnes Elem.Po Box 39Grades: PK - 05Students: 553 · Ratio: 13:135

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Education level achieved in Charleston

Completed 8th grade69.7%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school66.9%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college34.0%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree13.2%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors9.6%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters2.5%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cairo, IL2,68867%2%
Mounds, IL1,22554%20%
East Prairie, MO3,19153%22%
Matthews, MO74553%23%
Benton, MO85348%30%
Charleston, MO5,90536%48%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plymouth, PA5,90564%6%
Yaphank, NY5,90662%9%
Eldridge, IA5,90886%26%
Fowler, CA5,90845%34%
Walpole, MA5,91077%13%
Charleston, MO5,90536%48%
Source: The Charleston, 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.