Arkansas City school information

IndexArkansas CityKansasNational
Average Test Scores34%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools897079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Arkansas City, KS educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Arkansas City public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 10% lower than than the Kansas average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arkansas City public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.1% have completed high school, 16.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Arkansas City are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Arkansas City.
  • 78.1% of people in Arkansas City have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.1% of people in Arkansas City have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in Arkansas City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Arkansas City

IndexArkansas CityKansasNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college53.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newkirk, OK2,36769%41%
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Arkansas City, KS12,19834%31%

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Source: The Arkansas City, 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.