Cresco school information

IndexCrescoIowaNational
Average Test Scores83%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Cresco, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Cresco public schools have average test scores of 83% which is 7% higher than than the Iowa average and 69% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cresco public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 15.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cresco are 69% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Cresco.
  • 90.9% of people in Cresco have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Cresco have completed high school.
  • 15.1% of people in Cresco have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cresco

IndexCrescoIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college46.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.4%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.1%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calmar, IA1,02387%77%
Lime Springs, IA48677%56%
Harmony, MN1,00525%50%
Cresco, IA3,83983%69%

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South Russell, OH3,83989%80%
Marianna, AR3,84013%74%
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Lambertville, NJ3,84150%1%
Grand Bay, AL3,84136%28%
Cresco, IA3,83983%69%
Source: The Cresco, 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.