Fort Dodge school information

IndexFort DodgeIowaNational
Average Test Scores64%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,10379,235
Total private schools420924,875
Total post-secondary schools2967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Dodge are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Fort Dodge.
  • 85.0% of people in Fort Dodge have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Fort Dodge have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Fort Dodge have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Fort Dodge

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  • Butler Elementary School945 South 18Th StreetGrades: PK - 04Students: 355 · Ratio: 15:164
  • Cooper Elementary School2420 14Th Avenue NorthGrades: PK - 04Students: 252 · Ratio: 12:172
  • Duncombe Elementary School615 N 16Th StGrades: KG - 04Students: 264 · Ratio: 11:167
  • Fair Oaks Middle School416 South 10Th StreetGrades: 05 - 06Students: 528 · Ratio: 15:161
  • Feelhaver Elementary School1300 14Th Ave NGrades: PK - 04Students: 225 · Ratio: 18:176
  • Fort Dodge High School819 N 25Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,182 · Ratio: 14:175
  • Phillips Middle School1015 5Th Ave NGrades: 07 - 08Students: 514 · Ratio: 14:158
  • Riverside Elementary School733 F StGrades: PK - 04Students: 186 · Ratio: 14:143

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Education level achieved in Fort Dodge

IndexFort DodgeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade85.0%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school83.3%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college58.0%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.6%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.8%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.0%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Humboldt, IA4,66388%29%
Eagle Grove, IA3,50676%12%
Fort Dodge, IA24,84664%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ottumwa, IA24,84765%5%
Reedley, CA24,85850%26%
Grandview, MO24,86038%44%
Madison, MS24,87185%25%
Ardmore, OK24,87786%26%
Fort Dodge, IA24,84664%6%
Source: The Fort Dodge, 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.