Prairie City school information

IndexPrairie CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores80%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Prairie City are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Prairie City.
  • 89.2% of people in Prairie City have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Prairie City have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Prairie City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Prairie City

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  • Pcm Middle SchoolPo Box 490Grades: 06 - 08Students: 232 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Prairie City Elementary SchoolPo Box 490Grades: PK - 05Students: 293 · Ratio: 18:188

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Education level achieved in Prairie City

IndexPrairie CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school88.3%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college49.9%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.2%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters2.9%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mitchellville, IA2,39691%33%
Runnells, IA58590%32%
Monroe, IA1,80086%26%
Bondurant, IA4,33286%25%
Colfax, IA1,83583%22%
Prairie City, IA1,65680%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lewisport, KY1,65673%8%
Schoolcraft, MI1,65775%10%
St. Johnsville, NY1,65562%10%
Tecumseh, NE1,65578%14%
Kensett, AR1,65582%21%
Prairie City, IA1,65680%18%
Source: The Prairie City, 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.