Chariton school information

IndexCharitonIowaNational
Average Test Scores75%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Chariton, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chariton public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 4% lower than than the Iowa average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chariton public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Chariton are 52% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Chariton.
  • 85.4% of people in Chariton have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Chariton have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Chariton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chariton

IndexCharitonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Chariton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lacona, IA47285%72%
Melcher-Dallas, IA1,16275%51%
Humeston, IA40070%41%
Chariton, IA4,21975%52%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prairie du Sac, WI4,21856%13%
Verdigris, OK4,21776%54%
Prescott, WI4,21755%11%
Rockmart, GA4,22230%40%
Ipswich, MA4,21576%54%
Chariton, IA4,21975%52%
Source: The Chariton, 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.