Elk City school information

IndexElk CityOklahomaNational
Average Test Scores70%67%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:122:116:1
Total public schools81,34679,221
Total private schoolsn/a15924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1787,963
The Elk City, OK educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elk City public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 4% higher than than the Oklahoma average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elk City public schools is 15:1, compared to 22:1 in Oklahoma and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.2% have completed high school, 20.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elk City are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Elk City.
  • 80.7% of people in Elk City have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.2% of people in Elk City have completed high school.
  • 20.9% of people in Elk City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elk City

IndexElk CityOklahomaNational
Completed 8th grade80.7%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school80.2%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%55.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.9%24.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%2.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canute, OK45476%54%
Burns Flat, OK2,11774%50%
Sayre, OK4,64167%36%
Hammon, OK47365%31%
Elk City, OK12,42670%42%

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Lakeland Highlands, FL12,42667%36%
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Elk City, OK12,42670%42%
Source: The Elk City, OK 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.