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Avg. test scores 82%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 51%

Ankeny school information

IndexAnkenyIowaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:113:116:1
Total public schools101,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ankeny are 82% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Ankeny
  • 96.4% of people in Ankeny have completed 8th grade
  • 96.1% of people in Ankeny have completed high school
  • 45.9% of people in Ankeny have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ankeny

      IndexAnkenyIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade96.4%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school96.1%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college79.0%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree59.7%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors45.9%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters13.0%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.6%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

      Ankeny, IA School Districts

      • Ankeny Community School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Ankeny. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ankeny, IA schools is 89%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Ankeny, IA, an average of 96.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
      Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
      Alleman, IA49990%82%
      Runnells, IA51490%82%
      Waukee, IA16,95588%79%
      Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Doral, FL53,42667%36%
      Cathedral City, CA53,26828%43%
      Wheaton, IL53,56858%18%
      Pensacola, FL53,25048%2%
      Richland, WA53,22755%12%
      Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%
      Source: The Ankeny, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.