St. Joseph school information

IndexSt. JosephMissouriNational
Average Test Scores46%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools331,89979,235
Total private schools953124,875
Total post-secondary schools42137,965

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  • The average school test scores in St. Joseph are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in St. Joseph.
  • 81.2% of people in St. Joseph have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.9% of people in St. Joseph have completed high school.
  • 19.5% of people in St. Joseph have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in St. Joseph

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  • Benton High5655 S FourthGrades: 09 - 12Students: 875 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Bode Middle720 N Noyes BlvdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 52 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Buchanan Co. Academy4720 Green AcresGrades: KG - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Central High2602 EdmondGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,648 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Coleman Elem.3312 Beck RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 499 · Ratio: 14:163
  • Colgan Alt. Resource Ctr.3510 Frederick AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:16
  • Edison Elem.515 N 22NdGrades: PK - 06Students: 373 · Ratio: 13:134
  • Ellison Elem.45 Se 85Th RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 369 · Ratio: 18:174
  • Field Elem.2602 Gene FieldGrades: KG - 06Students: 361 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Hall Elem.2509 DuncanGrades: PK - 06Students: 393 · Ratio: 14:138
  • Helen M Davis School2900 Scott StGrades: KG - 12Students: 57 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Hillyard Technical Ctr.3434 FaraonGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Hosea Elem.6401 Gordon StGrades: PK - 06Students: 496 · Ratio: 15:139
  • Humboldt Elem.1520 N Second StGrades: PK - 06Students: 419 · Ratio: 13:150
  • Hyde Elem.509 ThompsonGrades: KG - 06Students: 458 · Ratio: 17:151
  • John Glenn Elem.12401 County Rd 438Grades: KG - 05Students: 235 · Ratio: 15:151
  • Lafayette High412 Highland AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 889 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Lake Elem.1800 AlabamaGrades: PK - 06Students: 282 · Ratio: 11:138
  • Lindbergh Elem.2812 St Joseph AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 554 · Ratio: 15:137
  • Mark Twain Elem.705 S 31St StGrades: KG - 06Students: 393 · Ratio: 17:144
  • Noyes Elem.1415 N 26Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 281 · Ratio: 13:133
  • Parkway Elem.2900 DuncanGrades: PK - 06Students: 495 · Ratio: 18:141
  • Pershing Elem.2610 Blackwell RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 353 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Pickett Elem.3923 Pickett RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 374 · Ratio: 15:149
  • Riverbend Treatment Ctr.5910 Mitchell AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 24 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Robidoux Middle4212 St Joseph AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 34 · Ratio: 14:146
  • Skaith Elem.4701 Schoolside LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 448 · Ratio: 14:144
  • Spring Garden Middle5802 S 22NdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 423 · Ratio: 14:140
  • Truman Middle3227 OliveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 466 · Ratio: 14:149
  • Western Recept/Diag Corr Centr3401 Faraon StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Western Region Treatment Centr3401 Faraon StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in St. Joseph

IndexSt. JosephMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school78.9%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college48.5%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.5%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in St. Joseph (high school & post-secondary)

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Troy, KS1,03787%27%
Cosby, MO13276%12%
Easton, MO26367%1%
Gower, MO1,59861%10%
Rushville, MO30559%13%
St. Joseph, MO77,04046%32%

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St. Joseph, MO77,04046%32%
Source: The St. Joseph, 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.