Cedar Falls school information

IndexCedar FallsIowaNational
Average Test Scores81%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools91,10379,235
Total private schools220924,875
Total post-secondary schools2967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Cedar Falls are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Cedar Falls.
  • 93.5% of people in Cedar Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.6% of people in Cedar Falls have completed high school.
  • 44.6% of people in Cedar Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cedar Falls

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  • Cedar Falls Alternative3809 Cedar Heights Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 19 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Cedar Falls High School1015 Division StGrades: 10 - 12Students: 109 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Cedar Heights Elementary School2417 Rainbow DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 455 · Ratio: 14:176
  • Helen A Hansen Elementary School616 Holmes DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 507 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Holmes Junior High School505 Holmes DrGrades: 07 - 09Students: 498 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Lincoln Elementary School321 8Th StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 477 · Ratio: 15:182
  • North Cedar Elementary School2419 Fern AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 265 · Ratio: 12:168
  • Orchard Hill Elementary School3909 Rownd StGrades: PK - 06Students: 367 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Peet Junior High School525 E Seerley BlvdGrades: 07 - 09Students: 55 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Southdale Elementary School627 Orchard DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 549 · Ratio: 18:185

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Education level achieved in Cedar Falls

IndexCedar FallsIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school92.6%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college72.8%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.3%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.6%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters17.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.2%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waverly, IA9,99891%33%
Dike, IA1,30087%28%
Denver, IA1,84487%28%
New Hartford, IA59882%20%
Hudson, IA2,39380%17%
Cedar Falls, IA40,00981%18%

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Coppell, TX40,02196%41%
Rockwall, TX39,94892%35%
Holyoke, MA40,07928%59%
Hickory, NC40,10873%7%
Prescott, AZ40,13078%15%
Cedar Falls, IA40,00981%18%
Source: The Cedar Falls, 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.