Parkersburg school information

IndexParkersburgIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Parkersburg, IA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Parkersburg public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 12% higher than than the Iowa average and 77% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Parkersburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.1% have completed high school, 21.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Parkersburg are 77% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Parkersburg.
  • 90.6% of people in Parkersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.1% of people in Parkersburg have completed high school.
  • 21.7% of people in Parkersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Parkersburg

IndexParkersburgIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Parkersburg, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.