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50%
  • Atchison Alternative School
  • 215 N 8th Street, Atchison
  • Atchison Public Schools
  • Grades: 1 - 12 · Students: 37
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
28%
  • Atchison Elementary School
  • 825 N 17th Street, Atchison
  • Atchison Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 866
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Atchison Middle School
  • 301 N 5th, Atchison
  • Atchison Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
22%
  • Atchison High School
  • 1500 W. Riley St, Atchison
  • Atchison Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Atchison school information

IndexAtchisonKansasNational
Average Test Scores31%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools497079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools2867,963
The Atchison, KS educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Atchison public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 18% lower than than the Kansas average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Atchison public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.4% have completed high school, 23.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Atchison

IndexAtchisonKansasNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Atchison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Atchison, KS schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Atchison, KS, an average of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Atchison schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Atchison, KS schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Weston, MO1,51466%34%
Rushville, MO34862%26%
Nortonville, KS51051%3%
Elwood, KS94426%48%
Effingham, KS58525%50%
Atchison, KS10,79831%37%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fredonia, NY10,80156%13%
Muskegon Heights, MI10,79210%80%
Frederick, CO10,79128%44%
Fairview, CA10,78921%57%
Newman, CA10,80826%48%
Atchison, KS10,79831%37%
Source: The Atchison, 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.
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