Merle Hay school information

IndexMerle HayDes MoinesIowa
Average Test Scores70%60%78%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:113:1
Total public schoolsn/a691,103
Total private schoolsn/a13209
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1096

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  • The average school test scores in Merle Hay are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Merle Hay.
  • 88.1% of people in Merle Hay have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.4% of people in Merle Hay have completed high school.
  • 31.7% of people in Merle Hay have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Merle Hay

IndexMerle HayDes MoinesIowa
Completed 8th grade88.1%82.4%88.9%
Completed high school87.4%81.4%87.2%
Completed some college65.2%55.9%58.8%
Completed associate degree43.6%33.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors31.7%24.7%26.4%
Completed masters8.4%7.4%8.4%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.3%2.6%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.8%1.1%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Polk City, IA3,77094%90%
Johnston, IA18,87490%83%
Alleman, IA59290%82%
Ankeny, IA49,48889%82%
Van Meter, IA1,46389%81%
Des Moines, IA206,70260%23%

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Modesto, CA205,98430%40%
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Rochester, NY210,46129%40%
Fayetteville, NC202,42139%20%
Des Moines, IA206,70260%23%
Source: The Merle Hay, Des Moines, 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.