Kirksville school information

Average Test Scores60%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools51,89979,221
Total private schools353124,874
Total post-secondary schools42137,963
The Kirksville, MO educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Kirksville public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 17% higher than than the Missouri average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kirksville public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.6% have completed high school, 33.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kirksville are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Kirksville.
  • 90.1% of people in Kirksville have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Kirksville have completed high school.
  • 33.5% of people in Kirksville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kirksville

Completed 8th grade90.1%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.9%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
La Plata, MO1,33357%16%
Brashear, MO18850%1%
Novinger, MO38346%7%
Queen City, MO67145%10%
Kirksville, MO17,59260%21%

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Cinco Ranch, TX17,60592%86%
Glassmanor, MD17,60826%47%
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Kirksville, MO17,59260%21%
Source: The Kirksville, 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.