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  • Crestwood High School
  • 1000 Schroder Dr, Cresco
  • Howard-Winneshiek Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 402
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Crestwood Elementary School
  • 1000 4th Ave East, Cresco
  • Howard-Winneshiek Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 439
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Cresco Early Childhood Development Center
  • 1135 Canterbury St., Cresco
  • Howard-Winneshiek Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 64
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1

Cresco school information

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.

Education level achieved in Cresco

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.

To customize your list of Cresco 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 Cresco, IA schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Russell, OH3,83989%80%
Marianna, AR3,84013%74%
Pixley, CA3,84013%74%
Grand Bay, AL3,84136%28%
Lambertville, NJ3,84150%1%
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.