La Plata school information

IndexLa PlataMissouriNational
Average Test Scores58%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools21,89979,235
Total private schoolsn/a53124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in La Plata are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in La Plata.
  • 80.6% of people in La Plata have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.0% of people in La Plata have completed high school.
  • 7.3% of people in La Plata have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • La Plata Elem.201 W MooreGrades: PK - 06Students: 186 · Ratio: 12:167
  • La Plata High201 W MooreGrades: 07 - 12Students: 159 · Ratio: 11:150

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Education level achieved in La Plata

IndexLa PlataMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school79.0%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college38.3%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree13.3%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors7.3%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters2.9%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brashear, MO23960%12%
Kirksville, MO17,57858%15%
Novinger, MO49555%20%
Atlanta, MO39450%27%
La Plata, MO1,44658%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Montegut, LA1,44671%5%
Clintwood, VA1,44874%8%
Apalachin, NY1,44876%12%
Manchaca, TX1,44892%35%
Anna, OH1,44492%36%
La Plata, MO1,44658%14%
Source: The La Plata, 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.