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  • Festus Elementary.
  • 1500 Mid-meadow Ln, Festus
  • FESTUS R-VI
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 955
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
72%
  • Festus Sr. High
  • 501 Westwind Dr, Festus
  • FESTUS R-VI
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 860
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
72%
  • Jefferson High School
  • 7 Blue Jay Way, Festus
  • JEFFERSON CO. R-VII
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Festus Intermediate
  • 1501 Mid-meadow Ln, Festus
  • FESTUS R-VI
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 679
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
62%
  • Festus Middle School
  • 1717 W Main, Festus
  • FESTUS R-VI
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
49%
  • Telegraph Intermediate
  • 1265 Dooling Hollow Rd, Festus
  • JEFFERSON CO. R-VII
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 247
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
42%
  • Danby-rush Tower Middle School
  • 1250 Dooling Hollow Rd, Festus
  • JEFFERSON CO. R-VII
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 235
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Plattin Primary
  • 2400 R7 School Rd, Festus
  • JEFFERSON CO. R-VII
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 262
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Festus school information

IndexFestusMissouriNational
Average Test Scores63%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools71,89979,221
Total private schools453124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Festus, MO educational system consists of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Festus public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 24% higher than than the Missouri average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Festus public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.9% have completed high school, 16.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Festus

IndexFestusMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college52.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.6%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Festus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Festus, MO schools is 63%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Festus, MO, an average of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Festus schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Festus, MO schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Barnhart, MO6,12569%40%
Cedar Hill, MO1,82368%38%
Arnold, MO21,19663%28%
Imperial, MO4,68462%26%
Waterloo, IL10,19760%21%
Festus, MO11,92963%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plano, IL11,92925%49%
Robertsville, NJ11,93064%30%
Guymon, OK11,93463%28%
Morgan City, LA11,93672%47%
Buda, TX11,93675%52%
Festus, MO11,92963%28%
Source: The Festus, 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.