Chariton school information

IndexCharitonIowaNational
Average Test Scores74%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chariton are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Chariton.
  • 87.3% of people in Chariton have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Chariton have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in Chariton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chariton

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  • Chariton High School501 N GrandGrades: 09 - 12Students: 481 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Chariton Middle School1300 N 16ThGrades: 06 - 08Students: 329 · Ratio: 14:163
  • Columbus Elementary School1215 Linden AveGrades: PK - 02Students: 268 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Van Allen Elementary School1129 AshlandGrades: 03 - 05Students: 322 · Ratio: 13:179

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Education level achieved in Chariton

IndexCharitonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school85.3%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college42.6%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.8%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.3%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters2.3%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lacona, IA42779%16%
Humeston, IA51356%17%
Chariton, IA4,26374%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westville, NJ4,26370%2%
Captain Cook, HI4,26568%1%
Lindale, GA4,26685%25%
Monongahela, PA4,26075%10%
Slatington, PA4,25870%2%
Chariton, IA4,26374%8%
Source: The Chariton, 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.