Garden City school information

IndexGarden CityKansasNational
Average Test Scores25%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1697079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Garden City, KS educational system consists of 16 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Garden City public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 35% lower than than the Kansas average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Garden City public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.5% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Garden City are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Garden City.
  • 68.5% of people in Garden City have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.5% of people in Garden City have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Garden City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Garden City

IndexGarden CityKansasNational
Completed 8th grade68.5%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school66.5%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college48.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Garden City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deerfield, KS77628%42%
Holcomb, KS2,39327%45%
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Source: The Garden City, 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.