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96%
  • Helen A Hansen Elementary School
  • 616 Holmes Dr, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
92%
  • Cedar Falls High School
  • 1015 Division St, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 1,131
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
89%
  • Peet Junior High School
  • 525 E Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 584
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
88%
  • Southdale Elementary School
  • 627 Orchard Dr, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 663
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
86%
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • 321 8th Street, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 581
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
84%
  • Cedar Heights Elementary School
  • 2417 Rainbow Dr, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 504
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
83%
  • Holmes Junior High School
  • 505 Holmes Dr, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 543
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
80%
  • Orchard Hill Elementary School
  • 3909 Rownd St, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
80%
  • North Cedar Elementary School
  • 2419 Fern Ave, Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Falls Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 276
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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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
The Cedar Falls, IA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Cedar Falls public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 11% higher than than the Iowa average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cedar Falls public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.8% have completed high school, 43.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Cedar Falls 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 Cedar Falls, IA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Denver, IA1,81491%85%
Shell Rock, IA1,25490%82%
Dike, IA1,30988%80%
Reinbeck, IA1,76585%72%
La Porte City, IA2,40385%72%
Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%

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Campbell, CA40,78853%8%
Brentwood, TN40,87388%79%
Covington, KY40,76635%30%
Sumter, SC40,76035%28%
The Colony, TX40,75779%60%
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.
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