Jefferson school information

Average Test Scores82%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Jefferson are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Jefferson.
  • 88.2% of people in Jefferson have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.0% of people in Jefferson have completed high school.
  • 20.3% of people in Jefferson have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Jefferson-Scranton Elem401 E RussellGrades: PK - 04Students: 48 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Jefferson-Scranton High School101 Ram DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 334 · Ratio: 12:188
  • Jefferson-Scranton Middle School203 W HarrisonGrades: 05 - 08Students: 318 · Ratio: 20:176

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Education level achieved in Jefferson

Completed 8th grade88.2%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school87.0%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college59.6%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.3%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.0%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Churdan, IA34082%20%
Boxholm, IA23874%9%
Grand Junction, IA85466%3%
Perry, IA7,98664%5%
Rippey, IA20655%20%
Jefferson, IA4,29682%20%

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Jefferson, IA4,29682%20%
Source: The Jefferson, 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.