Pittsburg school information

Average Test Scores39%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools697079,221
Total private schools119024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
The Pittsburg, KS educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Pittsburg public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 2% higher than than the Kansas average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pittsburg public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.0% have completed high school, 33.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pittsburg are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Pittsburg.
  • 86.9% of people in Pittsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Pittsburg have completed high school.
  • 33.6% of people in Pittsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pittsburg

Completed 8th grade86.9%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.0%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college66.0%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.6%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Liberal, MO74255%12%
Weir, KS57950%1%
Frontenac, KS3,43835%28%
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Arma, KS1,40421%57%
Pittsburg, KS20,39939%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pleasant Prairie, WI20,39560%22%
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Pittsburg, KS20,39939%21%
Source: The Pittsburg, 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.