Rock Rapids school information

IndexRock RapidsIowaNational
Average Test Scores85%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Rock Rapids are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Rock Rapids.
  • 91.5% of people in Rock Rapids have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.9% of people in Rock Rapids have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Rock Rapids have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Rock Rapids

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  • Central Lyon Elementary SchoolPo Box 471Grades: PK - 05Students: 358 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Central Lyon Middle SchoolPo Box 471Grades: 06 - 08Students: 126 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Central Lyon Senior High SchoolPo Box 471Grades: 09 - 12Students: 185 · Ratio: 12:189

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Education level achieved in Rock Rapids

IndexRock RapidsIowaNational
Completed 8th grade91.5%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school83.9%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college51.0%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.6%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.8%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters4.2%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
George, IA1,11588%29%
Valley Springs, SD70188%29%
Inwood, IA77284%23%
Beaver Creek, MN31082%20%
Adrian, MN1,23971%4%
Rock Rapids, IA2,57985%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Okanogan, WA2,57954%20%
Vergennes, VT2,57966%4%
Royston, GA2,57891%34%
Eden, TX2,57891%33%
Springfield, KY2,57856%18%
Rock Rapids, IA2,57985%25%
Source: The Rock Rapids, 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.