Overland Park school information

IndexOverland ParkKansasNational
Average Test Scores58%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools2297079,221
Total private schools1619024,874
Total post-secondary schools6867,963
The Overland Park, KS educational system consists of 22 public schools, 16 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Overland Park public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 54% higher than than the Kansas average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Overland Park public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.2% have completed high school, 58.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Overland Park are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 22 public schools in Overland Park.
  • 95.5% of people in Overland Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Overland Park have completed high school.
  • 58.8% of people in Overland Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Overland Park

IndexOverland ParkKansasNational
Completed 8th grade95.5%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college84.5%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.8%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters22.5%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.9%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Overland Park, KS183,77558%19%

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Source: The Overland Park, 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.