Carter Lake school information

IndexCarter LakeIowaNational
Average Test Scores52%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Carter Lake, IA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Carter Lake public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 33% lower than than the Iowa average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carter Lake public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 17.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carter Lake are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Carter Lake.
  • 83.2% of people in Carter Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Carter Lake have completed high school.
  • 17.4% of people in Carter Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carter Lake

IndexCarter LakeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.6%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Carter Lake (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bennington, NE1,60893%89%
Fort Calhoun, NE81591%84%
Papillion, NE19,52086%76%
Underwood, IA80886%74%
Crescent, IA52285%72%
Carter Lake, IA3,76552%6%

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Bethel, WA3,76455%12%
Avalon, CA3,76731%37%
Waialua, HI3,76946%7%
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Carter Lake, IA3,76552%6%
Source: The Carter Lake, 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.