Clear Lake school information

IndexClear LakeIowaNational
Average Test Scores71%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Clear Lake are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Clear Lake.
  • 94.0% of people in Clear Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.3% of people in Clear Lake have completed high school.
  • 28.4% of people in Clear Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Clear Lake

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  • Clear Creek Elementary School901 S 14Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 648 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Clear Lake High School125 N 20Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 466 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Clear Lake Middle School School1601 3Rd Ave NorthGrades: 06 - 08Students: 289 · Ratio: 13:163

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Education level achieved in Clear Lake

IndexClear LakeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school93.3%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college64.8%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.8%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.4%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.9%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manly, IA1,44495%39%
Garner, IA3,10784%23%
Forest City, IA4,14284%23%
Ventura, IA66779%15%
Mason City, IA27,77573%8%
Clear Lake, IA7,71871%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
DuBois, PA7,71873%8%
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Stayton, OR7,71965%5%
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Hooper, UT7,72076%11%
Clear Lake, IA7,71871%4%
Source: The Clear Lake, 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.