West Union school information

IndexWest UnionIowaNational
Average Test Scores81%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
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 West Union are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in West Union.
  • 92.1% of people in West Union have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.1% of people in West Union have completed high school.
  • 26.4% of people in West Union have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • North Fayette High SchoolBox 73Grades: 09 - 12Students: 273 · Ratio: 14:184
  • West Union Elementary SchoolPo Box 73Grades: 03 - 06Students: 349 · Ratio: 16:179

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Education level achieved in West Union

IndexWest UnionIowaNational
Completed 8th grade92.1%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school89.1%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college57.2%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree39.3%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.4%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters8.4%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jackson Junction, IA5585%25%
Maynard, IA54183%22%
Hawkeye, IA60282%20%
Sumner, IA2,08180%17%
Arlington, IA55778%14%
West Union, IA2,64281%19%

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Rhinebeck, NY2,64276%12%
Van, TX2,64288%29%
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Hartford, AL2,64271%4%
McAdoo, PA2,64369%2%
West Union, IA2,64281%19%
Source: The West Union, 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.