Shawnee school information

Average Test Scores54%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools597079,221
Total private schools519024,874
Total post-secondary schools2867,963
The Shawnee, KS educational system consists of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Shawnee public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 42% higher than than the Kansas average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shawnee public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 46.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shawnee are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Shawnee.
  • 93.0% of people in Shawnee have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Shawnee have completed high school.
  • 46.2% of people in Shawnee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shawnee

Completed 8th grade93.0%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college74.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.2%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters15.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Riverside, MO3,10385%72%
Westwood, KS1,74775%51%
Leawood, KS33,76370%43%
Parkville, MO6,12469%39%
Prairie Village, KS21,82465%32%
Shawnee, KS64,44454%9%

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East Orange, NJ64,62124%50%
Conway, AR64,18439%21%
Daytona Beach, FL64,10544%10%
Ames, IA64,07387%77%
Skokie, IL64,87342%16%
Shawnee, KS64,44454%9%
Source: The Shawnee, 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.