Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 20%
Bachelors degree 39%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Garden City, KS School Districts

      • Garden City Unified School District 457

      There are a total of 16 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Garden City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Garden City, KS schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Garden City, KS, an average of 68.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 66.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Deerfield, KS77628%42%
      Holcomb, KS2,39327%45%
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      Garden City, KS26,91625%50%
      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.