Belton school information

Average Test Scores53%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:114:116:1
Total public schools101,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Belton, MO educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belton public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 5% higher than than the Missouri average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belton public schools is 19:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.9% have completed high school, 19.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Belton are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Belton.
  • 84.5% of people in Belton have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.9% of people in Belton have completed high school.
  • 19.6% of people in Belton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belton

Completed 8th grade84.5%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.9%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college53.6%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.6%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blue Springs, MO53,64172%47%
Leawood, KS33,76370%43%
Lake Lotawana, MO2,27466%34%
Prairie Village, KS21,82465%32%
Raymore, MO20,10762%25%
Belton, MO23,23653%8%

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Avon Lake, OH23,22192%87%
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Belton, MO23,23653%8%
Source: The Belton, MO 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.