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  • Longfellow Elementary School
  • 707 7th St, Belle Plaine
  • Belle Plaine Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 325
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Belle Plaine Jr/sr High School
  • 610 13th Ave South, Belle Plaine
  • Belle Plaine Comm School District
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 241
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

Belle Plaine school information

IndexBelle PlaineIowaNational
Average Test Scores76%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Belle Plaine, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belle Plaine public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 2% lower than than the Iowa average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belle Plaine public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.8% have completed high school, 15.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Belle Plaine

IndexBelle PlaineIowaNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Belle Plaine, IA School Districts

Belle Plaine Community School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Belle Plaine. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Belle Plaine, IA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Belle Plaine, IA, an average of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Belle Plaine 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 Belle Plaine, IA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marengo, IA2,92786%74%
Brooklyn, IA1,42285%72%
Van Horne, IA78283%69%
Victor, IA1,02680%62%
Belle Plaine, IA2,56276%54%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wales, WI2,56267%36%
Fairlawn, VA2,56275%51%
Dillsburg, PA2,56261%24%
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,56222%55%
St. Ignace, MI2,56343%13%
Belle Plaine, IA2,56276%54%
Source: The Belle Plaine, 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.