Baxter Springs school information

IndexBaxter SpringsKansasNational
Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools497079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Baxter Springs, KS educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Baxter Springs public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 28% lower than than the Kansas average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Baxter Springs public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.2% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Baxter Springs are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Baxter Springs.
  • 83.0% of people in Baxter Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.2% of people in Baxter Springs have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Baxter Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Baxter Springs

IndexBaxter SpringsKansasNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school81.2%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college52.0%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Oronogo, MO2,60587%77%
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Baxter Springs, KS4,05627%45%

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Chagrin Falls, OH4,05693%88%
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Baxter Springs, KS4,05627%45%
Source: The Baxter Springs, 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.