Lee's Summit school information

IndexLee's SummitMissouriNational
Average Test Scores59%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools251,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Lee's Summit, MO educational system consists of 25 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lee's Summit public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 17% higher than than the Missouri average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lee's Summit public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.5% have completed high school, 43.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lee's Summit are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Lee's Summit.
  • 94.9% of people in Lee's Summit have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.5% of people in Lee's Summit have completed high school.
  • 43.5% of people in Lee's Summit have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lee's Summit

IndexLee's SummitMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade94.9%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school94.5%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college76.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.2%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.5%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters15.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lee's Summit (high school & post-secondary)

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Westwood, KS1,74775%51%
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Lake Lotawana, MO2,27466%34%
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Lee's Summit, MO94,25759%21%

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Lee's Summit, MO94,25759%21%
Source: The Lee's Summit, MO 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.