Bolivar school information

Average Test Scores55%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools61,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schools32137,963
The Bolivar, MO educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Bolivar public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 8% higher than than the Missouri average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bolivar public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 23.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bolivar are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Bolivar.
  • 85.8% of people in Bolivar have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.2% of people in Bolivar have completed high school.
  • 23.6% of people in Bolivar have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bolivar

Completed 8th grade85.8%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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Dadeville, MO24772%47%
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Pleasant Hope, MO59050%2%
Halfway, MO15348%2%
Bolivar, MO10,59255%11%

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Bolivar, MO10,59255%11%
Source: The Bolivar, 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.