Missouri Vocational Public Schools

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There are 66 vocational public schools in Missouri.
Vocational schools offer a series of courses which directly prepare individuals in paid or unpaid employment in jobs that have requirements other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri state average of 27%.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Missouri Vocational Public Schools

State Statistics

About This State (MO) (MO) State Statistics Nationwide Statistics
Population (Approximate) 5,937,384 people 304,788,178 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 18% 25%
Median Household Income $41,010 $46,250
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