Spencer school information

Average Test Scores79%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools61,10379,235
Total private schools220924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Spencer are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Spencer.
  • 89.2% of people in Spencer have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in Spencer have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in Spencer have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Spencer

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  • Fairview Park Elementary SchoolPo Box 200Grades: KG - 06Students: 274 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Johnson Elementary724 W. 9Th St.Grades: PK - 06Students: 457 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Lincoln Elementary SchoolP.O. Box 200Grades: KG - 06Students: 344 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Spencer High SchoolPo Box 200Grades: 09 - 12Students: 654 · Ratio: 17:187
  • Spencer Middle SchoolP.O. Box 200Grades: 07 - 08Students: 312 · Ratio: 16:174

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Education level achieved in Spencer

Completed 8th grade89.2%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school88.1%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college54.0%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.3%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milford, IA2,95590%32%
Royal, IA54084%24%
Ruthven, IA65173%7%
Spencer, IA11,17779%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coshocton, OH11,17981%19%
Mountain Top, PA11,18277%13%
Wyandanch, NY11,18731%54%
Ironton, OH11,19076%12%
Ridgefield, NJ11,19177%14%
Spencer, IA11,17779%17%
Source: The Spencer, 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.