Beaver Dam school information

IndexBeaver DamWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores50%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools101,86979,221
Total private schools387224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Beaver Dam, WI educational system consists of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Beaver Dam public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 7% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beaver Dam public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.4% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beaver Dam are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Beaver Dam.
  • 87.3% of people in Beaver Dam have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.4% of people in Beaver Dam have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Beaver Dam have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beaver Dam

IndexBeaver DamWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.4%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.8%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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Beaver Dam, WI16,44050%2%

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Source: The Beaver Dam, WI 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.