Lexington school information

Average Test Scores51%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools51,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schools22137,963
The Lexington, MO educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Lexington public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 1% higher than than the Missouri average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lexington public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.0% have completed high school, 20.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lexington are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lexington.
  • 77.8% of people in Lexington have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in Lexington have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Lexington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lexington

Completed 8th grade77.8%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.9%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.8%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Grove, MO7,84462%25%
Odessa, MO5,22155%12%
Wellington, MO83352%6%
Richmond, MO5,63850%1%
Norborne, MO67250%1%
Lexington, MO4,62051%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peppermill Village, MD4,6207%87%
Buffalo, WY4,61952%6%
Barnwell, SC4,62343%13%
Dacono, CO4,62365%31%
Jonesboro, LA4,62350%1%
Lexington, MO4,62051%4%
Source: The Lexington, 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.