Centralia school information

Average Test Scores59%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools31,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Centralia, MO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Centralia public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 17% higher than than the Missouri average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Centralia public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.8% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Centralia are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Centralia.
  • 87.0% of people in Centralia have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.8% of people in Centralia have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Centralia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Centralia

Completed 8th grade87.0%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.8%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hallsville, MO1,42155%11%
Sturgeon, MO80351%4%
Mexico, MO11,62248%2%
Renick, MO18940%20%
Auxvasse, MO1,14035%30%
Centralia, MO4,16759%21%

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Moses Lake North, WA4,16719%62%
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Centralia, MO4,16759%21%
Source: The Centralia, 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.