Great Bend school information

IndexGreat BendKansasNational
Average Test Scores84%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools797079,235
Total private schools319024,875
Total post-secondary schools1867,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Great Bend are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Great Bend.
  • 80.2% of people in Great Bend have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.1% of people in Great Bend have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Great Bend have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Great Bend

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  • Eisenhower Elem1212 GarfieldGrades: KG - 06Students: 30 · Ratio: 13:189
  • Great Bend High School2027 MortonGrades: 09 - 12Students: 968 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Great Bend Middle School1919 HarrisonGrades: 07 - 08Students: 475 · Ratio: 12:187
  • Jefferson Elem2716 24ThGrades: KG - 06Students: 29 · Ratio: 15:194
  • Lincoln Elem5630 BroadwayGrades: KG - 06Students: 293 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Park Elem1801 WilliamsGrades: KG - 06Students: 259 · Ratio: 13:180
  • Riley Elem1515 10ThGrades: KG - 06Students: 36 · Ratio: 10:175

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Education level achieved in Great Bend

IndexGreat BendKansasNational
Completed 8th grade80.2%87.1%83.8%
Completed high school78.1%85.7%82.4%
Completed some college52.1%62.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%38.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.8%30.7%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%10.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hoisington, KS2,68789%31%
Ellinwood, KS2,49489%30%
Otis, KS33385%25%
Great Bend, KS15,94284%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clarksburg, MD15,94190%31%
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,94376%12%
Waukee, IA15,94488%30%
Gatesville, TX15,94685%25%
Asbury Park, NJ15,93338%44%
Great Bend, KS15,94284%24%
Source: The Great Bend, KS 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.