Emporia school information

IndexEmporiaKansasNational
Average Test Scores42%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1397079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools2867,963
The Emporia, KS educational system consists of 13 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Emporia public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 12% higher than than the Kansas average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Emporia public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.3% have completed high school, 27.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Emporia are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Emporia.
  • 80.9% of people in Emporia have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Emporia have completed high school.
  • 27.4% of people in Emporia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Emporia

IndexEmporiaKansasNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college56.3%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.2%1.3%

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Reading, KS27260%21%
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Emporia, KS24,70742%14%

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Emporia, KS24,70742%14%
Source: The Emporia, 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.