Algona school information

IndexAlgonaIowaNational
Average Test Scores83%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Algona, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Algona public schools have average test scores of 83% which is 6% higher than than the Iowa average and 68% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Algona public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.8% have completed high school, 24.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Algona are 68% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Algona.
  • 93.7% of people in Algona have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in Algona have completed high school.
  • 24.2% of people in Algona have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Algona

IndexAlgonaIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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Algona, IA5,49683%68%
Source: The Algona, IA 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.