Beacon school information

IndexBeaconIowaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a78%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Beacon, IA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Beacon public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Iowa average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beacon public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.1% have completed high school, 7.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beacon are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Beacon.
  • 78.0% of people in Beacon have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Beacon have completed high school.
  • 7.1% of people in Beacon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beacon

IndexBeaconIowaNational
Completed 8th grade78.0%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college30.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.1%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters1.3%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Beacon, IA526n/a 

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Beacon, IA526n/a 
Source: The Beacon, 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.