Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 52%
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Chariton school information

Average Test Scores69%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chariton are 43% 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

      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 69%. 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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lacona, IA47262%28.8%
      Humeston, IA40055%13.3%
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,16253%10.5%
      Chariton, IA4,21969%42.7%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Prairie du Sac, WI4,21844%8.2%
      Prescott, WI4,21752%7.0%
      Rockmart, GA4,22236%25.4%
      Ipswich, MA4,21566%37.2%
      Dillon, MT4,21454%12.2%
      Chariton, IA4,21969%42.7%
      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.