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  • Poteau High School
  • 100 Mockingbird Lane, Poteau
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 642
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Poteau Upper Es
  • 100 Mockingbird Lane, Poteau
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Pansy Kidd Middle School
  • 100 Mockingbird Lane, Poteau
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 491
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Poteau Primary Es
  • 100 Mockingbird Lane, Poteau
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 746
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

Poteau school information

Average Test Scores75%67%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools41,34679,221
Total private schools115924,874
Total post-secondary schools31787,963
The Poteau, OK educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Poteau public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 11% higher than than the Oklahoma average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Poteau public schools is 17:1, compared to 22:1 in Oklahoma and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.9% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Poteau

Completed 8th grade78.5%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school75.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%55.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%24.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.0%1.3%

Poteau, OK School Districts

Poteau Public Schools

There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Poteau. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Poteau, OK schools is 75%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Poteau, OK, an average of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Poteau schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Poteau, OK schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pocola, OK4,04571%44%
Spiro, OK2,74070%43%
Heavener, OK3,37969%40%
Wister, OK1,02567%36%
Panama, OK1,24165%31%
Poteau, OK8,68775%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scott, LA8,68767%36%
New Richmond, WI8,68762%26%
Hillview, KY8,68855%12%
Independent Hill, VA8,68474%49%
Cortez, CO8,68322%55%
Poteau, OK8,68775%52%
Source: The Poteau, OK 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.
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