Decorah school information

IndexDecorahIowaNational
Average Test Scores85%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools61,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Decorah are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Decorah.
  • 92.6% of people in Decorah have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.8% of people in Decorah have completed high school.
  • 40.9% of people in Decorah have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Decorah

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  • Carrie Lee Elementary210 Vernon StreetGrades: 03 - 04Students: 22 · Ratio: 16:186
  • Decorah High School100 Claiborne DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 61 · Ratio: 17:195
  • Decorah Middle School405 Winnebago St.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 456 · Ratio: 14:187
  • John Cline Elementary School101 Claiborne DriveGrades: KG - 02Students: 34 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • North Winneshiek Elementary School3495 North Winn RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 125 · Ratio: 15:189
  • North Winneshiek Middle School3495 North Winn RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 48 · Ratio: 12:168
  • West Side Elementary School301 Center StreetGrades: PK - PKStudents: 46 · Ratio: 9:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Decorah

IndexDecorahIowaNational
Completed 8th grade92.6%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school90.8%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college62.4%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree48.1%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.9%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters17.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.4%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calmar, IA1,03287%28%
Jackson Junction, IA5585%25%
Ossian, IA93469%2%
Decorah, IA8,05885%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ludington, MI8,06176%11%
London, KY8,06265%5%
Senatobia, MS8,06360%11%
Pukalani, HI8,06760%11%
Brentwood, MO8,04874%9%
Decorah, IA8,05885%25%
Source: The Decorah, 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.