Clarion school information

Average Test Scores79%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Clarion, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clarion public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 2% higher than than the Iowa average and 61% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarion public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clarion are 61% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Clarion.
  • 83.8% of people in Clarion have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Clarion have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Clarion have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clarion

Completed 8th grade83.8%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kanawha, IA72282%67%
Belmond, IA2,68678%59%
Eagle Grove, IA3,46878%59%
Clarion, IA2,78379%61%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, KY2,78348%3%
Hamburg, AR2,78323%54%
Lagrange, IN2,78371%45%
West Portsmouth, OH2,78471%43%
Harveys Lake, PA2,78655%11%
Clarion, IA2,78379%61%
Source: The Clarion, 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.