Fort Scott school information

IndexFort ScottKansasNational
Average Test Scores25%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools197079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Fort Scott, KS educational system consists of 1 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Fort Scott public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 35% lower than than the Kansas average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Scott public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 21.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Scott are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Fort Scott.
  • 87.1% of people in Fort Scott have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Fort Scott have completed high school.
  • 21.5% of people in Fort Scott have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Scott

IndexFort ScottKansasNational
Completed 8th grade87.1%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.6%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.5%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Uniontown, KS41242%15%
Bronaugh, MO23936%27%
Fort Scott, KS7,85225%50%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fruitvale, CO7,85425%50%
Felida, WA7,85764%30%
Topanga, CA7,85866%35%
Baxter, MN7,85874%49%
Oak Grove, MO7,84462%25%
Fort Scott, KS7,85225%50%
Source: The Fort Scott, 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.