Memphis school information

IndexMemphisMissouriNational
Average Test Scores58%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools21,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Memphis, MO educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Memphis public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 15% higher than than the Missouri average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Memphis public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.1% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Memphis are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Memphis.
  • 91.5% of people in Memphis have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in Memphis have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Memphis have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Memphis

IndexMemphisMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade91.5%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Memphis, MO1,91758%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Liberty, IN1,91668%38%
Grayling, MI1,91646%7%
Britt, IA1,91985%72%
Ogden, KS1,91942%15%
Ronan, MT1,91931%36%
Memphis, MO1,91758%18%
Source: The Memphis, 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.