Platte City school information

IndexPlatte CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores66%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools71,89979,235
Total private schoolsn/a53124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Platte City are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Platte City.
  • 90.0% of people in Platte City have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.4% of people in Platte City have completed high school.
  • 27.3% of people in Platte City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Platte City

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  • Donald D. Siegrist Elem.1701 Branch StGrades: PK - 03Students: 61 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Northland Career Ctr.1801 Branch StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Paxton Sch.1601 Branch StGrades: 04 - 05Students: 378 · Ratio: 17:161
  • Platte City Middle900 Pirate DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 565 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Platte County High1501 Branch StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,007 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Rising Star Elem.1009 Second StGrades: KG - KGStudents: 202 · Ratio: 18:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Platte City

IndexPlatte CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school89.4%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college62.7%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.3%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters9.5%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lansing, KS11,53587%28%
Leavenworth, KS35,73883%22%
Parkville, MO5,81178%14%
Camden Point, MO48277%12%
Weston, MO1,73567%2%
Platte City, MO4,77566%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Royersford, PA4,77488%29%
Prospect, KY4,77488%30%
New Boston, TX4,77389%30%
Brielle, NJ4,77287%27%
Staunton, IL4,78088%29%
Platte City, MO4,77566%3%
Source: The Platte City, 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.