Mountain Grove school information

IndexMountain GroveMissouriNational
Average Test Scores43%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools81,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Mountain Grove, MO educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountain Grove public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 16% lower than than the Missouri average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountain Grove public schools is 10:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.5% have completed high school, 9.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountain Grove are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Mountain Grove.
  • 76.4% of people in Mountain Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.5% of people in Mountain Grove have completed high school.
  • 9.5% of people in Mountain Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountain Grove

IndexMountain GroveMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school72.5%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college34.0%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.5%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hartville, MO57147%4%
Cabool, MO2,38147%5%
Norwood, MO80042%15%
Mountain Grove, MO4,66843%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newton Falls, OH4,66872%46%
Avalon, PA4,66647%4%
Newport, NC4,66659%20%
West Peoria, IL4,66511%78%
Jonesboro, GA4,67126%48%
Mountain Grove, MO4,66843%13%
Source: The Mountain Grove, 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.