Des Peres school information

IndexDes PeresMissouriNational
Average Test Scoresn/a51%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Des Peres, MO educational system consists of n/a public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Des Peres public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Missouri average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Des Peres public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.1% have completed high school, 72.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Des Peres are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Des Peres.
  • 98.3% of people in Des Peres have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.1% of people in Des Peres have completed high school.
  • 72.5% of people in Des Peres have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Des Peres

IndexDes PeresMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school98.1%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college90.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.0%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.5%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters32.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
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Chesterfield, MO47,71778%59%
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Des Peres, MO8,507n/a 

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Des Peres, MO8,507n/a 
Source: The Des Peres, 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.