Clarinda school information

Average Test Scores74%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Clarinda, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clarinda public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 5% lower than than the Iowa average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarinda public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.3% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clarinda are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Clarinda.
  • 83.0% of people in Clarinda have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.3% of people in Clarinda have completed high school.
  • 23.5% of people in Clarinda have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clarinda

Completed 8th grade83.0%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Villisca, IA1,25578%59%
Essex, IA85976%54%
College Springs, IA19760%21%
Hopkins, MO43945%10%
Clarinda, IA5,43174%49%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Terryville, CT5,43144%11%
Salida, CO5,43043%13%
Wappingers Falls, NY5,42940%20%
Highland, NY5,42953%8%
Brewton, AL5,43552%5%
Clarinda, IA5,43174%49%
Source: The Clarinda, 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.