Smith Center school information

IndexSmith CenterKansasNational
Average Test Scores42%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools297079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Smith Center, KS educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Smith Center public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% higher than than the Kansas average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Smith Center public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Smith Center are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Smith Center.
  • 90.6% of people in Smith Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Smith Center have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Smith Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Smith Center

IndexSmith CenterKansasNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college58.7%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kensington, KS48135%29%
Smith Center, KS1,61542%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Haubstadt, IN1,61582%67%
Lewisburg, OH1,61576%54%
Hamlin, TX1,61572%46%
Fryeburg, ME1,61542%15%
Dayton, IN1,61667%36%
Smith Center, KS1,61542%15%
Source: The Smith Center, 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.