Spirit Lake school information

IndexSpirit LakeIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Spirit Lake are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Spirit Lake.
  • 92.0% of people in Spirit Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.5% of people in Spirit Lake have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Spirit Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Spirit Lake Elementary School2701 Hill AvenueGrades: PK - 04Students: 427 · Ratio: 15:184
  • Spirit Lake High School2701 Hill AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 381 · Ratio: 14:194
  • Spirit Lake Middle School2701 Hill AvenueGrades: 05 - 08Students: 412 · Ratio: 16:183

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Education level achieved in Spirit Lake

IndexSpirit LakeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school90.5%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college66.1%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.1%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.0%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.9%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milford, IA2,95590%32%
Lake Park, IA1,06588%29%
Estherville, IA6,17774%9%
Jackson, MN3,30068%1%
Spirit Lake, IA4,91687%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Saltillo, MS4,91660%11%
Cochran, GA4,91792%35%
Nashville, GA4,91891%33%
Palos Park, IL4,91996%41%
Gladstone, MI4,92064%7%
Spirit Lake, IA4,91687%27%
Source: The Spirit Lake, 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.