Manhattan school information

Average Test Scores52%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools1097079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools5867,963
The Manhattan, KS educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Manhattan public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 38% higher than than the Kansas average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Manhattan public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.0% have completed high school, 52.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Manhattan are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Manhattan.
  • 94.6% of people in Manhattan have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.0% of people in Manhattan have completed high school.
  • 52.2% of people in Manhattan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Manhattan

Completed 8th grade94.6%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.0%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college82.3%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.2%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters25.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westmoreland, KS72965%31%
St. George, KS87550%1%
Ogden, KS1,91942%15%
Fort Riley, KS6,61742%15%
Junction City, KS25,01640%18%
Manhattan, KS55,90952%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grand Forks, ND55,83146%7%
St. Peters, MO55,82067%37%
Corvallis, OR55,76663%27%
Kettering, OH55,72085%72%
Chicopee, MA56,10062%26%
Manhattan, KS55,90952%6%
Source: The Manhattan, 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.