Downtown Des Moines school information

IndexDowntown Des MoinesDes MoinesIowa
Average Test Scores80%60%78%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:113:1
Total public schoolsn/a691,101
Total private schoolsn/a13208
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1096

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  • The average school test scores in Downtown Des Moines are 62% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Downtown Des Moines.
  • 87.1% of people in Downtown Des Moines have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.1% of people in Downtown Des Moines have completed high school.
  • 51.6% of people in Downtown Des Moines have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downtown Des Moines

IndexDowntown Des MoinesDes MoinesIowa
Completed 8th grade87.1%82.6%89.2%
Completed high school87.1%81.4%87.7%
Completed some college79.7%56.8%59.8%
Completed associate degree58.8%34.8%38.4%
Completed bachelors51.6%25.2%27.2%
Completed masters22.7%7.5%8.7%
Completed professional degree10.5%2.5%2.7%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.8%1.1%

Highest level of education achieved in Downtown Des Moines (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
Runnells, IA51490%82%
Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Birmingham, AL212,42422%55%
Spokane, WA212,07848%3%
San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%
Rochester, NY210,29129%40%
Richmond, VA216,77364%31%
Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%
Source: The Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, 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.