Forest City school information

IndexForest CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Forest City are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Forest City.
  • 93.1% of people in Forest City have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Forest City have completed high school.
  • 23.6% of people in Forest City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Forest City

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  • Forest City Alternative School810 W K StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 12 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Forest City Elementary School1405 W I StGrades: PK - 05Students: 578 · Ratio: 15:187
  • Forest City High School206 W School StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 359 · Ratio: 12:186
  • Forest City Middle School216 W School StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 277 · Ratio: 12:179

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Education level achieved in Forest City

IndexForest CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school91.2%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college60.4%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.6%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Garner, IA3,10784%23%
Ventura, IA66779%15%
Lake Mills, IA1,87876%11%
Britt, IA1,98575%10%
Clear Lake, IA7,71871%4%
Forest City, IA4,14284%23%

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Forest City, IA4,14284%23%
Source: The Forest City, 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.