Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 9%

Jefferson City school information

IndexJefferson CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores46%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools191,89979,221
Total private schools1053124,874
Total post-secondary schools32137,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jefferson City are 6% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Jefferson City
  • 86.1% of people in Jefferson City have completed 8th grade
  • 84.7% of people in Jefferson City have completed high school
  • 32.9% of people in Jefferson City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Jefferson City

      IndexJefferson CityMissouriNational
      Completed 8th grade86.1%86.0%84.3%
      Completed high school84.7%84.2%83.0%
      Completed some college62.3%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.6%35.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors32.9%27.6%30.3%
      Completed masters11.2%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

      Jefferson City, MO School Districts

      • Jefferson City Public Schools

      There are a total of 19 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Jefferson City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jefferson City, MO schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Jefferson City, MO, an average of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wardsville, MO1,71974%51%
      Russellville, MO70967%36%
      Westphalia, MO37963%28%
      Ashland, MO3,85159%20%
      Holts Summit, MO3,52545%10%
      Jefferson City, MO43,14346%6%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bothell, WA43,15354%10%
      Annandale, VA43,15874%51%
      North Lauderdale, FL43,08742%15%
      Freeport, NY43,21736%26%
      Fond du Lac, WI43,01850%2%
      Jefferson City, MO43,14346%6%
      Source: The Jefferson City, 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.