Wathena school information

Average Test Scores20%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools297079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Wathena, KS educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wathena public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 48% lower than than the Kansas average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wathena public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.7% have completed high school, 20.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wathena are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Wathena.
  • 88.2% of people in Wathena have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in Wathena have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Wathena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wathena

Completed 8th grade88.2%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college52.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.8%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cosby, MO20175%51%
Rushville, MO34862%26%
Amazonia, MO24360%21%
Country Club, MO2,84752%6%
Savannah, MO5,10350%2%
Wathena, KS1,29720%60%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tiltonsville, OH1,29777%56%
Santa Anna, TX1,29775%51%
Winthrop, MN1,29630%40%
South Gull Lake, MI1,29850%2%
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Wathena, KS1,29720%60%
Source: The Wathena, 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.