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96%
  • Prairie Trail Elementary
  • 1850 Sw College Ave, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 699
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
95%
  • Ankeny Centennial High School
  • 2220 Nw State St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 1,028
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
93%
  • Ashland Ridge Elementary
  • 2600 Nw Ash Drive, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
92%
  • Southeast Elementary School
  • 1005 Se Trilein Dr, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 624
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
92%
  • Northeast Elementary
  • 1705 Ne Trilein, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 666
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
91%
  • Northview Middle School
  • 1302 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: 8 - 9 · Students: 759
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
90%
  • Ankeny High School
  • 1155 Sw Cherry St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 954
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
90%
  • Rock Creek Elementary
  • 3800 Nw Abilene Rd, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 574
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
89%
  • Prairie Ridge Middle School
  • 1010 Nw Prairie Ridge Dr, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 7 · Students: 797
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
89%
  • Parkview Middle School
  • 105 Nw Pleasant St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 7 · Students: 796
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
88%
  • Westwood Elementary School
  • 2920 Nw 9th, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 576
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
87%
  • Southview Middle School
  • 1020 Sw Cherry St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: 8 - 9 · Students: 677
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
87%
  • Northwest Elementary School
  • 1202 W First St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
87%
  • Crocker Elementary School
  • 2910 Sw Applewood St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
87%
  • East Elementary School
  • 710 Se 3rd, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 430
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
82%
  • Terrace Elementary School
  • 310 Nw School St, Ankeny
  • Ankeny Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 449
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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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
The Ankeny, IA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Ankeny public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 15% higher than than the Iowa average and 82% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ankeny public schools is 19:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.1% have completed high school, 45.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Ankeny schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Ankeny, IA schools.

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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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.
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