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Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 43%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Carter Lake, IA School Districts

      • Council Bluffs Community School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Carter Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carter Lake, IA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Carter Lake, IA, an average of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.7% have completed high school.

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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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bethel, WA3,76455%12%
      Avalon, CA3,76731%37%
      Waialua, HI3,76946%7%
      Ossian, IN3,77073%47%
      Merchantville, NJ3,77146%8%
      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.