De Soto school information

IndexDe SotoKansasNational
Average Test Scores48%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The De Soto, KS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. De Soto public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 26% higher than than the Kansas average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of De Soto public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 30.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in De Soto are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in De Soto.
  • 82.7% of people in De Soto have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in De Soto have completed high school.
  • 30.2% of people in De Soto have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in De Soto

IndexDe SotoKansasNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college64.5%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.2%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The De Soto, 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.