Avg. test scores 49%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 33%

Ferguson school information

Average Test Scores25%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools11,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ferguson are 49% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Ferguson
  • 85.1% of people in Ferguson have completed 8th grade
  • 84.5% of people in Ferguson have completed high school
  • 20.2% of people in Ferguson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ferguson

      Completed 8th grade85.1%86.0%84.3%
      Completed high school84.5%84.2%83.0%
      Completed some college58.4%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.3%35.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.2%27.6%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Ferguson, MO School Districts

      • Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ferguson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ferguson, MO schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Ferguson, MO, an average of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
      Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
      Glendale, MO5,91778%58%
      Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%
      Brentwood, MO8,03077%57%
      Ferguson, MO21,03525%49%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Golden Valley, MN21,04045%8%
      Grayslake, IL21,05342%14%
      Ruskin, FL21,05634%30%
      Ashland, OR21,00270%42%
      Hays, KS21,07350%2%
      Ferguson, MO21,03525%49%
      Source: The Ferguson, 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.