Avg. test scores 14%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 94%
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Overland Park school information

IndexOverland ParkKansasNational
Average Test Scores55%35%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools2297079,221
Total private schools1619024,874
Total post-secondary schools6867,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Overland Park are 14% 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%

      Overland Park, KS School Districts

      • Shawnee Mission Public Schools Unified School District
      • Blue Valley Unified School District 229
      • Olathe Unified School District 233

      There are a total of 22 public schools, 16 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Overland Park. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Overland Park, KS schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Overland Park, KS, an average of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.2% have completed high school.

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      Riverside, MO3,10373%50.7%
      Westwood, KS1,74770%44.4%
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      Prairie Village, KS21,82466%37.0%
      Leawood, KS33,76363%30.2%
      Overland Park, KS183,77555%13.6%

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      Overland Park, KS183,77555%13.6%
      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.