Belle Plaine school information

IndexBelle PlaineMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores59%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools52,22479,221
Total private schools247724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Belle Plaine, MN educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belle Plaine public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 13% higher than than the Minnesota average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belle Plaine public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 25.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Belle Plaine are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Belle Plaine.
  • 94.5% of people in Belle Plaine have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Belle Plaine have completed high school.
  • 25.0% of people in Belle Plaine have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belle Plaine

IndexBelle PlaineMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade94.5%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college62.9%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.7%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Belle Plaine (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Belle Plaine, MN 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.