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82%
  • Lewis Central Senior High School
  • 3504 Harry Langdon Blvd., Council Bluffs
  • Lewis Central Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 968
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
80%
  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School
  • 1603 Grand Ave, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 207
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
78%
  • College View Elementary
  • 1225 College Road, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 511
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
78%
  • Hoover Elementary School
  • 1205 North Broadway, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
72%
  • Gerald W Kirn Middle School
  • 100 North Ave, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 986
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
72%
  • Abraham Lincoln High School
  • 1205 Bonham Ave, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,290
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
69%
  • Lewis Central Middle School
  • 3820 Harry Langdon Blvd., Council Bluffs
  • Lewis Central Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 704
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
69%
  • Titan Hill Intermediate School
  • 4125 Harry Langdon Blvd., Council Bluffs
  • Lewis Central Comm School District
  • Grades: 2 - 5 · Students: 914
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
67%
  • Rue Elementary School
  • 3326 6th Avenue, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 357
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
67%
  • Thomas Jefferson High School
  • 2501 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,278
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
66%
  • Longfellow Elementary School
  • 2011 S 10th St, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 573
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
65%
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle School
  • 712 N 21st St, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 908
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
63%
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • 3130 Ave C, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 553
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
62%
  • Roosevelt Elementary School
  • 517 N 17th St, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
62%
  • Bloomer Elementary School
  • 210 S 7th Street, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 476
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Edison Elementary School
  • 2218 3rd Avenue, Council Bluffs
  • Council Bluffs Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 446
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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  • E A Kreft Primary School
  • 3206 Renner Dr., Council Bluffs
  • Lewis Central Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 1 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Council Bluffs school information

IndexCouncil BluffsIowaNational
Average Test Scores69%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools251,10179,221
Total private schools520824,874
Total post-secondary schools2967,963
The Council Bluffs, IA educational system consists of 25 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Council Bluffs public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 11% lower than than the Iowa average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Council Bluffs public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Council Bluffs

IndexCouncil BluffsIowaNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.5%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.1%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 25 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Council Bluffs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Council Bluffs, IA schools is 69%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Council Bluffs, IA, an average of 83.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Council Bluffs 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 Council Bluffs, IA schools.

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Treynor, IA95789%80%
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Crescent, IA52285%72%
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Council Bluffs, IA62,32669%41%

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Council Bluffs, IA62,32669%41%
Source: The Council Bluffs, 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.