Mason City school information

IndexMason CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores73%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,10379,235
Total private schools320924,875
Total post-secondary schools3967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Mason City are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Mason City.
  • 88.5% of people in Mason City have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Mason City have completed high school.
  • 20.9% of people in Mason City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Mason City

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  • Alternative School19 N. Illinois Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 111 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Harding Elementary School1239 N Rhode Island AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 388 · Ratio: 14:171
  • Hoover Elementary School1123 8Th St. NwGrades: PK - 04Students: 43 · Ratio: 14:166
  • Jefferson Elementary School1421 4Th St. SeGrades: PK - 04Students: 447 · Ratio: 17:177
  • John Adams Middle School29 S Illinois AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 577 · Ratio: 15:167
  • Lincoln Intermediate1625 S. Pennsylvania AveGrades: 05 - 06Students: 592 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Mason City High School1700 4Th St. SeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,105 · Ratio: 20:186
  • Roosevelt Elementary School313 15Th St. SeGrades: PK - 04Students: 441 · Ratio: 14:174

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Education level achieved in Mason City

IndexMason CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade88.5%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school86.9%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college59.8%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.7%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.9%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.5%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manly, IA1,44495%39%
Ventura, IA66779%15%
Clear Lake, IA7,71871%4%
Rockford, IA73469%1%
Mason City, IA27,77573%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Big Spring, TX27,76872%6%
Holbrook, NY27,76575%9%
Harker Heights, TX27,75790%33%
Southlake, TX27,75599%46%
Marshalltown, IA27,74966%3%
Mason City, IA27,77573%8%
Source: The Mason 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.