West Plains school information

IndexWest PlainsMissouriNational
Average Test Scores58%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools131,89979,235
Total private schools153124,875
Total post-secondary schools12137,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in West Plains are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in West Plains.
  • 80.4% of people in West Plains have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.0% of people in West Plains have completed high school.
  • 16.3% of people in West Plains have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in West Plains

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  • Fairview Elem.4036 State Rte KGrades: PK - 08Students: 532 · Ratio: 13:161
  • Glenwood Elem.10286 State Rte 17Grades: PK - 08Students: 293 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Howell Valley Elem.6461 State Rte ZzGrades: PK - 08Students: 224 · Ratio: 14:158
  • Junction Hill Elem.8004 County Rd 3010Grades: PK - 08Students: 231 · Ratio: 13:166
  • Ozark Horizon School1715 Wayhaven DrGrades: KG - 12Students: 21 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Richards Elem.3461 County Rd 1710Grades: PK - 08Students: 443 · Ratio: 18:153
  • South Central Career Ctr.610 E OldenGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • South Fork Elem.3209 Us Hwy 160Grades: PK - 06Students: 167 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • West Plains Elem.1136 Allen StGrades: PK - 04Students: 739 · Ratio: 14:153
  • West Plains Middle730 E OldenGrades: 05 - 08Students: 559 · Ratio: 16:159
  • West Plains Sr. High602 E OldenGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,159 · Ratio: 18:1n/a

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Education level achieved in West Plains

IndexWest PlainsMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school78.0%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college49.1%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.0%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.3%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters8.4%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Koshkonong, MO24854%20%
West Plains, MO12,17658%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Babylon, NY12,17776%11%
Somerville, NJ12,17580%17%
Grovetown, GA12,17990%32%
Beatrice, NE12,18378%14%
Lilburn, GA12,16290%33%
West Plains, MO12,17658%15%
Source: The West Plains, 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.