Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 5%

Cedar Rapids school information

IndexCedar RapidsIowaNational
Average Test Scores72%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools391,10179,221
Total private schools1520824,874
Total post-secondary schools6967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cedar Rapids are 46% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 39 public schools in Cedar Rapids
  • 90.5% of people in Cedar Rapids have completed 8th grade
  • 89.8% of people in Cedar Rapids have completed high school
  • 31.8% of people in Cedar Rapids have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cedar Rapids

      IndexCedar RapidsIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.5%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school89.8%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college67.1%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.6%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.8%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters10.0%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.9%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

      Cedar Rapids, IA School Districts

      • Cedar Rapids Community School District
      • Linn-Mar Community School District
      • College Community School District

      There are a total of 39 public schools, 15 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Cedar Rapids. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cedar Rapids, IA schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Cedar Rapids, IA, an average of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mount Vernon, IA4,48790%83%
      Center Point, IA2,50788%79%
      Solon, IA2,39988%79%
      Lisbon, IA1,90885%73%
      Shellsburg, IA1,09785%72%
      Cedar Rapids, IA129,53772%46%

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      Cedar Rapids, IA129,53772%46%
      Source: The Cedar Rapids, 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.