Scott City school information

IndexScott CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores39%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools31,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Scott City, MO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Scott City public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 24% lower than than the Missouri average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Scott City public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.2% have completed high school, 10.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Scott City are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Scott City.
  • 81.3% of people in Scott City have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.2% of people in Scott City have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in Scott City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Scott City

IndexScott CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school75.2%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college34.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.0%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.2%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oran, MO1,45866%34%
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Benton, MO87852%5%
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Chaffee, MO2,94545%10%
Scott City, MO4,52439%21%

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Scott City, MO4,52439%21%
Source: The Scott 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.