Pella school information

Average Test Scores86%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10379,235
Total private schools320924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Pella are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Pella.
  • 94.8% of people in Pella have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in Pella have completed high school.
  • 33.4% of people in Pella have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pella

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  • Jefferson Intermediate801 E 13Th StGrades: 04 - 06Students: 506 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Lincoln Elementary School1102 BroadwayGrades: PK - 03Students: 304 · Ratio: 19:188
  • Madison Elementary School950 E. University St.Grades: PK - 04Students: 493 · Ratio: 16:176
  • Pella High School212 E University StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 686 · Ratio: 16:194
  • Pella Middle School613 E 13ThGrades: 07 - 08Students: 345 · Ratio: 14:188

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Education level achieved in Pella

Completed 8th grade94.8%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school90.7%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college65.1%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.4%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.9%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sully, IA79688%30%
Monroe, IA1,80086%26%
Knoxville, IA7,25780%17%
New Sharon, IA1,31574%8%
Oskaloosa, IA11,55571%4%
Pella, IA10,34386%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belmont, NC10,34678%14%
Kinnelon, NJ10,34990%32%
Alpena, MI10,33654%21%
Burley, ID10,35277%13%
Richmond Hill, GA10,33495%39%
Pella, IA10,34386%26%
Source: The Pella, 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.