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Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 17%

Clear Lake school information

IndexClear LakeIowaNational
Average Test Scores82%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Clear Lake are 67% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Clear Lake
  • 92.9% of people in Clear Lake have completed 8th grade
  • 90.8% of people in Clear Lake have completed high school
  • 25.1% of people in Clear Lake have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Clear Lake

      IndexClear LakeIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade92.9%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school90.8%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college64.8%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.5%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.1%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters5.1%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

      Clear Lake, IA School Districts

      • Clear Lake Community School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Clear Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clear Lake, IA schools is 82%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Clear Lake, IA, an average of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Forest City, IA4,04384%70%
      Manly, IA1,55182%67%
      Garner, IA3,09181%64%
      Rockwell, IA1,10077%56%
      Mason City, IA27,54673%48%
      Clear Lake, IA7,64482%67%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Gettysburg, PA7,64361%24%
      Summit, WA7,64649%1%
      Ivins, UT7,64639%21%
      Waikele, HI7,64847%5%
      Burton, SC7,64843%12%
      Clear Lake, IA7,64482%67%
      Source: The Clear Lake, 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.