Junction City school information

IndexJunction CityKansasNational
Average Test Scores40%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools997079,221
Total private schools319024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Junction City, KS educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Junction City public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 6% higher than than the Kansas average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Junction City public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 21.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Junction City are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Junction City.
  • 85.2% of people in Junction City have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in Junction City have completed high school.
  • 21.4% of people in Junction City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Junction City

IndexJunction CityKansasNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.4%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Junction City, KS25,01640%18%

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Junction City, KS25,01640%18%
Source: The Junction 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.