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  • Chariton High School
  • 501 N Grand, Chariton
  • Chariton Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 448
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Chariton Middle School
  • 1300 N 16th, Chariton
  • Chariton Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Van Allen Elementary School
  • 1129 Ashland, Chariton
  • Chariton Comm School District
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 272
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Columbus Elementary School
  • 1215 Linden Ave, Chariton
  • Chariton Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 309
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Chariton school information

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.

Education level achieved in Chariton

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%

Chariton, IA School Districts

Chariton Community School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chariton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chariton, IA schools is 75%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Chariton, IA, an average of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Chariton 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 Chariton, IA schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

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.