Pocahontas school information

IndexPocahontasIowaNational
Average Test Scores83%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Pocahontas are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Pocahontas.
  • 92.1% of people in Pocahontas have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.1% of people in Pocahontas have completed high school.
  • 23.1% of people in Pocahontas have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Pocahontas Area Elementary School202 1St Ave SwGrades: PK - 06Students: 251 · Ratio: 13:180
  • Pocahontas Area High School205 2Nd Ave NwGrades: 09 - 12Students: 201 · Ratio: 11:186
  • Pocahontas Area Regional Learning Center202 1St Ave SwGrades: 09 - 12Students: 26 · Ratio: 26:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Pocahontas

IndexPocahontasIowaNational
Completed 8th grade92.1%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school90.1%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college56.7%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.1%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.0%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manson, IA1,72494%38%
Mallard, IA33481%19%
Albert City, IA67280%18%
Pomeroy, IA88773%7%
Laurens, IA1,26870%3%
Pocahontas, IA1,73283%21%

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Stanfield, NC1,73281%18%
Painted Post, NY1,73272%5%
Curtice, OH1,73282%21%
Hinsdale, NH1,73264%6%
Appalachia, VA1,73283%22%
Pocahontas, IA1,73283%21%
Source: The Pocahontas, 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.