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Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 34%

St. Joseph school information

IndexSt. JosephMissouriNational
Average Test Scores47%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools331,89979,221
Total private schools953124,874
Total post-secondary schools42137,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in St. Joseph are 5% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in St. Joseph
  • 81.2% of people in St. Joseph have completed 8th grade
  • 79.2% of people in St. Joseph have completed high school
  • 20.1% of people in St. Joseph have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in St. Joseph

      IndexSt. JosephMissouriNational
      Completed 8th grade81.2%86.0%84.3%
      Completed high school79.2%84.2%83.0%
      Completed some college50.1%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.4%35.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.1%27.6%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

      St. Joseph, MO School Districts

      • St. Joseph School District

      There are a total of 33 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in St. Joseph. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for St. Joseph, MO schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In St. Joseph, MO, an average of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cosby, MO20175%51%
      Gower, MO1,56664%30%
      Rushville, MO34862%26%
      Amazonia, MO24360%21%
      Country Club, MO2,84752%6%
      St. Joseph, MO76,90147%5%

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      St. Joseph, MO76,90147%5%
      Source: The St. Joseph, 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.