Dubuque school information

IndexDubuqueIowaNational
Average Test Scores69%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools181,10379,235
Total private schools1020924,875
Total post-secondary schools6967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dubuque are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Dubuque.
  • 88.1% of people in Dubuque have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.3% of people in Dubuque have completed high school.
  • 28.9% of people in Dubuque have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dubuque

IndexDubuqueIowaNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school86.3%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college56.5%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.9%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.1%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Epworth, IA1,96385%72%
Peosta, IA1,58782%67%
Bernard, IA11280%62%
Benton, WI92765%31%
Hazel Green, WI1,17352%5%
Dubuque, IA58,06869%41%

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Cedar Park, TX58,08884%71%
Owensboro, KY58,00049%0%
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Dubuque, IA58,06869%41%
Source: The Dubuque, 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.