Dexter school information

Average Test Scores50%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools61,89979,235
Total private schoolsn/a53124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dexter are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dexter.
  • 76.3% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.5% of people in Dexter have completed high school.
  • 13.4% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dexter

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  • Central Elem.1213 Central DrGrades: 03 - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 16:148
  • Crowley Ridge School910 Nina StGrades: KG - 12Students: 1 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Dexter High1101 W Grant StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 575 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Southwest Elem.915 W Grant StGrades: PK - 02Students: 518 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • T. S. Hill Middle1107 Brown Pilot LnGrades: 06 - 08Students: 458 · Ratio: 16:152

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Education level achieved in Dexter

Completed 8th grade76.3%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school72.5%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college41.7%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.9%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.4%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex, MO60372%6%
Bernie, MO2,07149%29%
Bloomfield, MO1,92448%30%
Puxico, MO79647%31%
Fisk, MO45945%34%
Dexter, MO7,90250%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY7,90558%15%
Crookston, MN7,89951%25%
Webster City, IA7,90582%20%
Bridge City, TX7,89893%36%
Houghton, MI7,89776%12%
Dexter, MO7,90250%26%
Source: The Dexter, 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.