Hillsboro school information

IndexHillsboroMissouriNational
Average Test Scores45%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools121,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The Hillsboro, MO educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hillsboro public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 11% lower than than the Missouri average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hillsboro public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 14.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hillsboro are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Hillsboro.
  • 81.3% of people in Hillsboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Hillsboro have completed high school.
  • 14.7% of people in Hillsboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hillsboro

IndexHillsboroMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.7%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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%
Festus, MO11,92963%28%
Imperial, MO4,68462%26%
Hillsboro, MO3,02645%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milton, LA3,02784%70%
Lucedale, MS3,02534%31%
Orwigsburg, PA3,02752%6%
New Britain, PA3,02574%49%
Woodbury Heights, NJ3,02727%45%
Hillsboro, MO3,02645%8%
Source: The Hillsboro, 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.