Avg. test scores 75%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 43%

Cedar Falls school information

IndexCedar FallsIowaNational
Average Test Scores86%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools91,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schools2967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cedar Falls are 75% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Cedar Falls
  • 93.8% of people in Cedar Falls have completed 8th grade
  • 92.8% of people in Cedar Falls have completed high school
  • 43.4% of people in Cedar Falls have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cedar Falls

      IndexCedar FallsIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.8%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.8%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college72.8%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.1%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors43.4%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters17.4%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.5%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.0%1.1%1.3%

      Cedar Falls, IA School Districts

      • Cedar Falls Community School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Cedar Falls. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cedar Falls, IA schools is 86%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Cedar Falls, IA, an average of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.8% have completed high school.

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      Denver, IA1,81491%85%
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      Reinbeck, IA1,76585%72%
      Readlyn, IA84385%72%
      Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%

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      Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%
      Source: The Cedar Falls, 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.