Sheldon school information

IndexSheldonIowaNational
Average Test Scores81%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schools220924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Sheldon are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Sheldon.
  • 91.0% of people in Sheldon have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.2% of people in Sheldon have completed high school.
  • 24.7% of people in Sheldon have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • East Elementary School501 Normal College AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 371 · Ratio: 15:181
  • Sheldon High School1700 East Fourth StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 326 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Sheldon Middle School310 23Rd AvenueGrades: 05 - 08Students: 287 · Ratio: 17:181

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Education level achieved in Sheldon

IndexSheldonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school88.2%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college54.5%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.7%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.0%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orange City, IA6,13091%33%
Hospers, IA76989%31%
George, IA1,11588%29%
Boyden, IA69785%24%
Hull, IA2,26382%21%
Sheldon, IA5,04781%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harlan, IA5,04786%27%
Cresaptown, MD5,04894%38%
Flora, IL5,04589%30%
Salem, NJ5,04566%3%
Wapato, WA5,04340%41%
Sheldon, IA5,04781%19%
Source: The Sheldon, 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.