Sikeston school information

IndexSikestonMissouriNational
Average Test Scores38%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools151,89979,235
Total private schools253124,875
Total post-secondary schools12137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Sikeston are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Sikeston.
  • 81.0% of people in Sikeston have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.8% of people in Sikeston have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in Sikeston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sikeston

IndexSikestonMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school77.8%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college43.7%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.7%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.2%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oran, MO1,21766%34%
Benton, MO85352%5%
Bell City, MO45647%4%
East Prairie, MO3,19147%5%
Charleston, MO5,90536%26%
Sikeston, MO16,64238%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Concord, MO16,64544%11%
Defiance, OH16,64678%58%
Suwanee, GA16,64869%40%
Fairview Park, OH16,62580%63%
Fairhope, AL16,66155%11%
Sikeston, MO16,64238%22%
Source: The Sikeston, 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.