McPherson school information

Average Test Scores35%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools697079,221
Total private schools219024,874
Total post-secondary schools2867,963
The McPherson, KS educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. McPherson public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 7% lower than than the Kansas average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of McPherson public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.1% have completed high school, 29.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in McPherson are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in McPherson.
  • 90.9% of people in McPherson have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.1% of people in McPherson have completed high school.
  • 29.1% of people in McPherson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in McPherson

Completed 8th grade90.9%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college65.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.1%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Windom, KS10162%26%
Moundridge, KS1,90544%11%
Lindsborg, KS3,41742%16%
Canton, KS84740%20%
Galva, KS1,01837%25%
McPherson, KS13,21235%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bellefontaine, OH13,21175%52%
Monticello, MN13,21457%16%
Beeville, TX13,20964%30%
Lynden, WA13,20456%13%
Mount Dora, FL13,20450%1%
McPherson, KS13,21235%28%
Source: The McPherson, 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.