Denison school information

Average Test Scores74%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schools220924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Denison are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Denison.
  • 66.1% of people in Denison have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.5% of people in Denison have completed high school.
  • 15.0% of people in Denison have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Denison

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  • Broadway Elementary School1515 BroadwayGrades: 04 - 05Students: 267 · Ratio: 18:165
  • Denison Alternative High School10 Opportunity DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 74 · Ratio: 74:1n/a
  • Denison Elementary School38 N 20Th StGrades: PK - 03Students: 657 · Ratio: 14:183
  • Denison High School819 N 16Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 691 · Ratio: 18:181
  • Denison Middle School1201 North 16Th StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 439 · Ratio: 16:166

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Education level achieved in Denison

Completed 8th grade66.1%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school62.5%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college35.6%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.0%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters4.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westside, IA35880%17%
Dow City, IA56177%13%
Charter Oak, IA50377%13%
Schleswig, IA85975%10%
Dunlap, IA1,17271%4%
Denison, IA8,37074%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsboro, IL8,37180%17%
Oberlin, OH8,36878%14%
Fort Stockton, TX8,37383%22%
Bridgewater, MA8,37468%1%
Center Moriches, NY8,36368%1%
Denison, IA8,37074%8%
Source: The Denison, 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.