University City school information

IndexUniversity CityMissouriNational
Average Test Scores41%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools101,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The University City, MO educational system consists of 10 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. University City public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 19% lower than than the Missouri average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of University City public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.8% have completed high school, 55.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 14.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in University City are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in University City.
  • 92.3% of people in University City have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in University City have completed high school.
  • 55.6% of people in University City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in University City

IndexUniversity CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.2%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters31.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
Chesterfield, MO47,71778%59%
Glendale, MO5,91778%58%
University City, MO35,04241%16%

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Oregon City, OR35,05753%8%
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University City, MO35,04241%16%
Source: The University 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.