Dallas Center school information

IndexDallas CenterIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Dallas Center, IA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dallas Center 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 Dallas Center public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.7% have completed high school, 35.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dallas Center are 77% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Dallas Center.
  • 95.2% of people in Dallas Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Dallas Center have completed high school.
  • 35.4% of people in Dallas Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dallas Center

IndexDallas CenterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college68.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.4%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
Adel, IA4,03090%83%
Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
Crandon, WI1,85133%32%
Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%
Kenyon, MN1,85254%9%
Valley, NE1,85282%67%
Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
Source: The Dallas Center, 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.