Plains school information

IndexPlainsKansasNational
Average Test Scores32%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools197079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Plains, KS educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Plains public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 15% lower than than the Kansas average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Plains public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.5% have completed high school, 20.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Plains are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Plains.
  • 72.3% of people in Plains have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.5% of people in Plains have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Plains have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Plains

IndexPlainsKansasNational
Completed 8th grade72.3%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school69.5%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college41.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Meade, KS1,66726%47%
Kismet, KS34314%72%
Plains, KS1,10932%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yoncalla, OR1,10936%27%
Absarokee, MT1,10926%47%
Russiaville, IN1,10877%56%
Norvelt, PA1,10865%31%
Buhl, MN1,11013%75%
Plains, KS1,10932%35%
Source: The Plains, 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.