Olathe school information

IndexOlatheKansasNational
Average Test Scores51%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools4297079,221
Total private schools619024,874
Total post-secondary schools2867,963
The Olathe, KS educational system consists of 42 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Olathe public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 34% higher than than the Kansas average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Olathe public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.2% have completed high school, 46.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Olathe are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Olathe.
  • 91.9% of people in Olathe have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Olathe have completed high school.
  • 46.5% of people in Olathe have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Olathe

IndexOlatheKansasNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.2%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college76.5%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.5%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters15.4%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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Olathe, KS132,78751%3%

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Olathe, KS132,78751%3%
Source: The Olathe, 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.