Central City school information

IndexCentral CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Central City are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Central City.
  • 94.0% of people in Central City have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Central City have completed high school.
  • 12.5% of people in Central City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Central City

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  • Central City Elementary School400 Barber StGrades: PK - 06Students: 228 · Ratio: 12:178
  • Central City High School400 Barber StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 127 · Ratio: 8:189
  • Central City Junior High400 Barber StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 83 · Ratio: 28:184

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Education level achieved in Central City

IndexCentral CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school92.9%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college52.3%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.4%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.5%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters4.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hopkinton, IA57891%34%
Robins, IA3,28291%33%
Center Point, IA2,63290%32%
Walker, IA71287%27%
Marion, IA35,80983%22%
Central City, IA1,28484%23%

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Waymart, PA1,28481%18%
North Collins, NY1,28477%13%
Keshena, WI1,28456%18%
Hackberry, LA1,28476%11%
Yates Center, KS1,28590%33%
Central City, IA1,28484%23%
Source: The Central City, 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.