Pleasant Hill school information

IndexPleasant HillIowaNational
Average Test Scores82%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Pleasant Hill are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Pleasant Hill.
  • 90.9% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.4% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed high school.
  • 33.7% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pleasant Hill

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  • Four Mile Elementary School670 Se 68Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 491 · Ratio: 17:187
  • Southeast Polk High School7945 Ne University Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,791 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Southeast Polk Junior High School8325 Ne University Ave.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 1,002 · Ratio: 18:173
  • Spring Creek - 6Th Grade8031 Ne University Ave.Grades: 06 - 06Students: 479 · Ratio: 17:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Pleasant Hill

IndexPleasant HillIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school90.4%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college67.9%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.7%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.5%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mitchellville, IA2,39691%33%
Johnston, IA18,87490%32%
Runnells, IA58590%32%
Ankeny, IA49,48888%29%
Norwalk, IA9,44486%27%
Pleasant Hill, IA9,01182%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clinton, MO9,01453%23%
Toppenish, WA9,00737%45%
North Logan, UT9,00788%29%
Shiprock, NM9,00428%59%
Newark, NY9,01962%9%
Pleasant Hill, IA9,01182%21%
Source: The Pleasant Hill, 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.