Public Schools in Missouri

There are 2699 Public Schools in Missouri, serving a population of 6,075,300 people in an area of 68,729 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,250 people, and 1 Public School per 25 square miles.

The state of Missouri is ranked 18th in Public Schools per capita, and 29th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Missouri Public School Statistics

Find Missouri Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Missouri Public School Enrollment
 MissouriUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment54,969 (58.4%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment65,419 (86.6%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)265,753 (86.7%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)271,485 (86.8%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)272,577 (87.9%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
Missouri Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MissouriUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education134,369 (3.3%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)296,160 (7.2%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,266,430 (30.7%)59,265,308 (27.1%)