Avg. test scores 16%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 55%

Dexter school information

Average Test Scores41%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools61,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dexter are 16% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dexter
  • 75.4% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade
  • 70.4% of people in Dexter have completed high school
  • 13.6% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dexter

      Completed 8th grade75.4%86.0%84.3%
      Completed high school70.4%84.2%83.0%
      Completed some college43.0%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.2%35.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.6%27.6%30.3%
      Completed masters5.5%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.8%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Dexter, MO School Districts

      • Dexter R-XI School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dexter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dexter, MO schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Dexter, MO, an average of 75.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Essex, MO55175%52%
      Bernie, MO2,10555%11%
      Puxico, MO88039%21%
      Bloomfield, MO2,02039%22%
      Fisk, MO41730%40%
      Dexter, MO7,93441%16%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mahopac, NY7,93458%18%
      Lacombe, LA7,93068%39%
      Antigo, WI7,93042%15%
      Downingtown, PA7,94071%43%
      Temple Hills, MD7,92719%61%
      Dexter, MO7,93441%16%
      Source: The Dexter, 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.