Hesston school information

IndexHesstonKansasNational
Average Test Scores46%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools397079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Hesston, KS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hesston public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 21% higher than than the Kansas average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hesston public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.0% have completed high school, 44.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hesston are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Hesston.
  • 98.7% of people in Hesston have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.0% of people in Hesston have completed high school.
  • 44.8% of people in Hesston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hesston

IndexHesstonKansasNational
Completed 8th grade98.7%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school98.0%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college78.0%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.8%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters17.6%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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Hillsboro, KS2,90050%1%
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Hesston, KS3,54146%7%

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Hesston, KS3,54146%7%
Source: The Hesston, 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.