Atlantic school information

Average Test Scores79%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Atlantic are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Atlantic.
  • 87.7% of people in Atlantic have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Atlantic have completed high school.
  • 21.1% of people in Atlantic have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Atlantic

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  • Atlantic High School1201 E 14Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 479 · Ratio: 15:187
  • Atlantic Middle School1100 Linn StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 318 · Ratio: 16:175
  • Schuler Elementary School1100 Linn StGrades: 04 - 05Students: 225 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Washington Elementary School1100 Linn StreetGrades: PK - 03Students: 469 · Ratio: 15:179

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Education level achieved in Atlantic

Completed 8th grade87.7%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school85.9%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college46.5%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.1%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lewis, IA46781%19%
Griswold, IA1,18280%17%
Elk Horn, IA63879%16%
Massena, IA36768%1%
Walnut, IA69467%2%
Atlantic, IA6,98379%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Green Cove Springs, FL6,98454%21%
Pelham, NY6,98488%29%
Galax, VA6,98177%13%
Sturtevant, WI6,98183%22%
Valley Park, MO6,98069%1%
Atlantic, IA6,98379%17%
Source: The Atlantic, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.