St. James school information

IndexSt. JamesMissouriNational
Average Test Scores60%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools31,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The St. James, MO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. St. James public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 18% higher than than the Missouri average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. James public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 18.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in St. James are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in St. James.
  • 82.1% of people in St. James have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in St. James have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in St. James have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in St. James

IndexSt. JamesMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.6%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.3%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in St. James (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Steelville, MO1,90356%14%
Cuba, MO3,34853%7%
Rolla, MO19,90452%6%
St. James, MO4,15660%21%

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Maeser, UT4,15629%42%
Clarkdale, AZ4,15940%20%
Mount Orab, OH4,15971%45%
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Malden, MO4,15946%8%
St. James, MO4,15660%21%
Source: The St. James, 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.