Baxter school information

IndexBaxterIowaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Baxter, IA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Baxter public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 4% higher than than the Iowa average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Baxter public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.4% have completed high school, 21.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Baxter are 64% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Baxter.
  • 89.7% of people in Baxter have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.4% of people in Baxter have completed high school.
  • 21.7% of people in Baxter have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Baxter

IndexBaxterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.1%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Lambs Grove, IA20091%85%
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Laurel, IA35885%72%
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Colo, IA88682%67%
Baxter, IA1,08181%64%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Upton, WY1,08152%6%
Okeene, OK1,08174%50%
Colfax, IL1,08121%57%
Nahunta, GA1,08036%28%
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Source: The Baxter, 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.