Dexter school information

IndexDexterIowaNational
Average Test Scores72%77%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dexter are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Dexter.
  • 90.8% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.4% of people in Dexter have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Dexter Elementary SchoolPo Box 157Grades: PK - 05Students: 159 · Ratio: 11:172

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Education level achieved in Dexter

IndexDexterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school89.4%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college59.1%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.8%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Dexter, IA75172%6%

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Dexter, IA75172%6%
Source: The Dexter, 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.