Platte City school information

IndexPlatte CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores65%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools71,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Platte City, MO educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Platte City public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 27% higher than than the Missouri average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Platte City public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.5% have completed high school, 22.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Platte City are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Platte City.
  • 85.7% of people in Platte City have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.5% of people in Platte City have completed high school.
  • 22.8% of people in Platte City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Platte City

IndexPlatte CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.5%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Camden Point, MO69585%72%
Riverside, MO3,10385%72%
Parkville, MO6,12469%39%
Weston, MO1,51466%34%
Edgerton, MO56465%31%
Platte City, MO4,82765%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tulia, TX4,82966%34%
Hampton, MD4,83069%41%
Ranson, WV4,83045%10%
Omak, WA4,82437%24%
North Oaks, MN4,83281%65%
Platte City, MO4,82765%31%
Source: The Platte City, 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.