West Branch school information

IndexWest BranchIowaNational
Average Test Scores85%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in West Branch are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in West Branch.
  • 91.9% of people in West Branch have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.5% of people in West Branch have completed high school.
  • 30.2% of people in West Branch have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Hoover Elementary SchoolBox 637Grades: PK - 05Students: 405 · Ratio: 14:179
  • West Branch High SchoolBox 637Grades: 09 - 12Students: 27 · Ratio: 13:196
  • West Branch Middle SchoolBox 637Grades: 06 - 08Students: 172 · Ratio: 16:181

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Education level achieved in West Branch

IndexWest BranchIowaNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school91.5%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college65.0%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.2%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.3%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Solon, IA2,46088%28%
Tipton, IA3,20782%21%
North Liberty, IA14,50379%15%
Lone Tree, IA1,39476%12%
Iowa City, IA70,59776%12%
West Branch, IA2,68485%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bath, PA2,68480%17%
Clifton, TN2,68446%33%
Sewanee, TN2,68480%18%
Versailles, OH2,68591%34%
Port Richey, FL2,68549%29%
West Branch, IA2,68485%25%
Source: The West Branch, 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.