Essex school information

Average Test Scores79%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 Essex are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Essex.
  • 90.5% of people in Essex have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.7% of people in Essex have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Essex have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Essex Elementary School111 Forbes StGrades: KG - 06Students: 125 · Ratio: 14:179
  • Essex Junior-Senior High School111 Forbes StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 112 · Ratio: 11:179

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Education level achieved in Essex

Completed 8th grade90.5%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school88.7%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college48.0%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.7%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stanton, IA70887%28%
Malvern, IA1,04282%21%
Shenandoah, IA5,07977%14%
Red Oak, IA5,64471%5%
Clarinda, IA5,49071%4%
Essex, IA91279%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wall, SD91289%31%
Los Olivos, CA91354%21%
Mayer, AZ91141%40%
Addison, AL91376%12%
Beechmont, KY91184%23%
Essex, IA91279%16%
Source: The Essex, 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.