Tama school information

IndexTamaIowaNational
Average Test Scores73%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Tama are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Tama.
  • 83.2% of people in Tama have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.2% of people in Tama have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in Tama have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • South Tama County Elementary School1611 Country Club DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 77 · Ratio: 16:170
  • South Tama County High School1715 Harding StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 443 · Ratio: 13:175

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Education level achieved in Tama

IndexTamaIowaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school81.2%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college44.1%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.3%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.3%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Green Mountain, IA12281%19%
Le Grand, IA95476%12%
Garwin, IA51674%9%
Dysart, IA1,53274%9%
Gilman, IA69273%7%
Tama, IA2,83573%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fillmore, UT2,83570%3%
Dandridge, TN2,83449%28%
Refugio, TX2,83882%20%
Castroville, TX2,83892%35%
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,83890%33%
Tama, IA2,83573%6%
Source: The Tama, 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.