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Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 15%

Colby school information

IndexColbyKansasNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Colby are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Colby
  • 89.6% of people in Colby have completed 8th grade
  • 89.0% of people in Colby have completed high school
  • 25.7% of people in Colby have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Colby

      IndexColbyKansasNational
      Completed 8th grade89.6%87.4%84.3%
      Completed high school89.0%86.1%83.0%
      Completed some college65.1%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.7%31.6%30.3%
      Completed masters9.9%11.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

      Colby, KS School Districts

      • Colby Public Schools Unified School District 315

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Colby. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colby, KS schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Colby, KS, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Colby, KS5,46028%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Anamosa, IA5,45979%61%
      Tichigan, WI5,45970%41%
      Mulvane, KS5,46131%38%
      Brush, CO5,45822%56%
      Big Stone Gap, VA5,46288%80%
      Colby, KS5,46028%43%
      Source: The Colby, 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.