Palmyra school information

IndexPalmyraMissouriNational
Average Test Scores62%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools31,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Palmyra, MO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palmyra public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 21% higher than than the Missouri average and 25% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palmyra public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.6% have completed high school, 19.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palmyra are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Palmyra.
  • 83.6% of people in Palmyra have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.6% of people in Palmyra have completed high school.
  • 19.1% of people in Palmyra have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palmyra

IndexPalmyraMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New London, MO91667%36%
Monroe City, MO2,51856%14%
Hannibal, MO17,70747%5%
Quincy, IL40,68924%52%
Palmyra, MO3,62062%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Slippery Rock, PA3,62068%38%
Stanley, WI3,62145%10%
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Spencerport, NY3,61865%32%
Esparto, CA3,61823%53%
Palmyra, MO3,62062%25%
Source: The Palmyra, 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.