Lawson school information

Average Test Scores71%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools41,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Lawson, MO educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lawson public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 40% higher than than the Missouri average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lawson public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.8% have completed high school, 16.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lawson are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Lawson.
  • 84.7% of people in Lawson have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.8% of people in Lawson have completed high school.
  • 16.1% of people in Lawson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lawson

Completed 8th grade84.7%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college41.8%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.9%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.1%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kearney, MO9,25967%35%
Liberty, MO30,23966%33%
Lathrop, MO2,24963%27%
Plattsburg, MO2,29959%19%
Polo, MO65156%13%
Lawson, MO2,15671%45%

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Lapel, IN2,15778%58%
Gibbsboro, NJ2,15755%11%
Greenport West, NY2,15753%8%
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Lawson, MO2,15671%45%
Source: The Lawson, 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.