Perry school information

IndexPerryIowaNational
Average Test Scores71%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Perry, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Perry public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 9% lower than than the Iowa average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Perry public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.5% have completed high school, 13.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Perry are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Perry.
  • 75.2% of people in Perry have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.5% of people in Perry have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Perry have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Perry

IndexPerryIowaNational
Completed 8th grade75.2%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school73.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college42.3%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
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Jefferson, IA4,20780%63%
Perry, IA7,87671%44%

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Source: The Perry, 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.