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Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 44%

Great Bend school information

IndexGreat BendKansasNational
Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools797079,221
Total private schools319024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Great Bend are 46% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Great Bend
  • 82.6% of people in Great Bend have completed 8th grade
  • 79.1% of people in Great Bend have completed high school
  • 17.0% of people in Great Bend have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Great Bend

      IndexGreat BendKansasNational
      Completed 8th grade82.6%87.4%84.3%
      Completed high school79.1%86.1%83.0%
      Completed some college53.8%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.0%31.6%30.3%
      Completed masters5.6%11.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

      Great Bend, KS School Districts

      • Great Bend Unified School District 428

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Great Bend. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Great Bend, KS schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Great Bend, KS, an average of 82.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Otis, KS32041%16%
      Hoisington, KS2,63236%26%
      Claflin, KS63330%39%
      Ellinwood, KS2,33227%46%
      Great Bend, KS15,74127%46%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Middleburg Heights, OH15,72475%52%
      Bellmore, NY15,72268%38%
      Bluffton, SC15,76551%4%
      Republic, MO15,76655%12%
      Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ15,76844%11%
      Great Bend, KS15,74127%46%
      Source: The Great Bend, 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.