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Avg. test scores 69%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 50%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Cresco, IA School Districts

      • Howard-Winneshiek Community School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Cresco. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cresco, IA schools is 83%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Cresco, IA, an average of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      South Russell, OH3,83989%80%
      Marianna, AR3,84013%74%
      Pixley, CA3,84013%74%
      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.