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West Plains school information

Index West Plains Missouri National
Average Test Scores46%44%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools131,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Plains are 4% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in West Plains
  • 84.2% of people in West Plains have completed 8th grade
  • 81.8% of people in West Plains have completed high school
  • 16.7% of people in West Plains have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in West Plains

      Index West Plains Missouri National
      Completed 8th grade84.2%86.0%84.3%
      Completed high school81.8%84.2%83.0%
      Completed some college51.2%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.9%35.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.7%27.6%30.3%
      Completed masters8.0%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

      West Plains, MO School Districts

      • Fairview R-XI School District
      • Glenwood R-VIII School District
      • Howell Valley R-I School District
      • Junction Hill C-12 School District
      • Richards R-V School District
      • West Plains R-VII School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in West Plains. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Plains, MO schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In West Plains, MO, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Koshkonong, MO15324%51.0%
      West Plains, MO12,29046%3.7%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Belmont, NC12,29251%6.1%
      Viera East, FL12,28420%58.3%
      Beatrice, NE12,28250%3.1%
      Waconia, MN12,28165%34.7%
      Cambridge, MD12,30024%49.4%
      West Plains, MO12,29046%3.7%
      Source: The West Plains, MO education data displayed above is derived from the 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.