Bedford school information

IndexBedfordIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Bedford, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bedford public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 12% higher than than the Iowa average and 77% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bedford public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.9% have completed high school, 16.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bedford are 77% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Bedford.
  • 90.5% of people in Bedford have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.9% of people in Bedford have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Bedford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bedford

IndexBedfordIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.6%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lenox, IA1,42485%72%
Hopkins, MO43945%10%
Bedford, IA1,44687%77%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waverly, MN1,44682%67%
Kettle Falls, WA1,44739%22%
Shreve, OH1,44783%69%
Whitmire, SC1,44438%22%
Orwell, OH1,44876%54%
Bedford, IA1,44687%77%
Source: The Bedford, 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.