Ottawa school information

IndexOttawaKansasNational
Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools797079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Ottawa, KS educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ottawa public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 21% lower than than the Kansas average and 39% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ottawa public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.0% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ottawa are 39% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Ottawa.
  • 84.6% of people in Ottawa have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.0% of people in Ottawa have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Ottawa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ottawa

IndexOttawaKansasNational
Completed 8th grade84.6%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school83.0%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college56.5%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Edgerton, KS1,64077%56%
Quenemo, KS32165%31%
Williamsburg, KS36145%10%
Baldwin City, KS4,59940%19%
Pomona, KS96135%28%
Ottawa, KS12,43330%39%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Providence, NJ12,43468%37%
Powell, OH12,43695%94%
Winnetka, IL12,43759%19%
Lakeland Highlands, FL12,42667%36%
Elk City, OK12,42670%42%
Ottawa, KS12,43330%39%
Source: The Ottawa, 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.