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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 60%

Central City school information

IndexCentral CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores80%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Central City are 62% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Central City
  • 93.6% of people in Central City have completed 8th grade
  • 93.2% of people in Central City have completed high school
  • 12.0% of people in Central City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Central City

      IndexCentral CityIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.6%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school93.2%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college48.1%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.9%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.0%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters4.1%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.6%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

      Central City, IA School Districts

      • Central City Community School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Central City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Central City, IA schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Central City, IA, an average of 93.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Center Point, IA2,50788%79%
      Marion, IA37,19884%71%
      Alburnett, IA63380%63%
      Hopkinton, IA56180%63%
      Anamosa, IA5,45979%61%
      Central City, IA1,32080%62%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lewiston, CA1,32020%60%
      Metolius, OR1,32030%40%
      Cohoe, AK1,32147%4%
      Irwindale, CA1,31932%35%
      Lincoln Center, KS1,31932%35%
      Central City, IA1,32080%62%
      Source: The Central City, 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.