Sterling school information

Average Test Scores43%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Sterling, KS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Sterling public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 14% higher than than the Kansas average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sterling public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.7% have completed high school, 33.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sterling are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Sterling.
  • 90.1% of people in Sterling have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.7% of people in Sterling have completed high school.
  • 33.7% of people in Sterling have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sterling

Completed 8th grade90.1%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college62.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.7%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters14.6%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Little River, KS55938%22%
Lyons, KS3,71635%30%
South Hutchinson, KS2,35332%35%
Nickerson, KS1,14828%43%
Chase, KS55526%47%
Sterling, KS2,49043%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Terre Haute, IN2,49058%18%
Ashville, AL2,49038%23%
Fruitland, NC2,49047%4%
Hermann, MO2,49157%17%
Jellico, TN2,49155%11%
Sterling, KS2,49043%12%
Source: The Sterling, 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.