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Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 22%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Atchison are 37% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Atchison
  • 89.0% of people in Atchison have completed 8th grade
  • 87.4% of people in Atchison have completed high school
  • 23.7% of people in Atchison have completed a bachelors degree

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      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%

      Atchison, KS School Districts

      • Atchison Public Schools Unified School District 409

      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.

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      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%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fredonia, NY10,80156%13%
      Muskegon Heights, MI10,79210%80%
      Frederick, CO10,79128%44%
      Fairview, CA10,78921%57%
      St. Albans, WV10,78841%17%
      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.