Kearney school information

Average Test Scores67%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools61,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Kearney, MO educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kearney public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 31% higher than than the Missouri average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kearney public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.4% have completed high school, 30.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kearney are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Kearney.
  • 91.8% of people in Kearney have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in Kearney have completed high school.
  • 30.2% of people in Kearney have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kearney

Completed 8th grade91.8%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.0%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.2%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Riverside, MO3,10385%72%
Lawson, MO2,15671%45%
Liberty, MO30,23966%33%
Edgerton, MO56465%31%
Gladstone, MO26,56264%29%
Kearney, MO9,25967%35%

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Aliquippa, PA9,25850%1%
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Augusta, KS9,26238%23%
Grants, NM9,26315%69%
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,26575%53%
Kearney, MO9,25967%35%
Source: The Kearney, 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.