Creston school information

IndexCrestonIowaNational
Average Test Scores78%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools71,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Creston, IA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Creston public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 1% higher than than the Iowa average and 59% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Creston public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.8% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Creston are 59% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Creston.
  • 89.1% of people in Creston have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.8% of people in Creston have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Creston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Creston

IndexCrestonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.4%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Lenox, IA1,42485%72%
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Creston, IA7,87778%59%

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Perry, IA7,87671%44%
Floris, VA7,87695%93%
Memphis, FL7,87828%43%
Thousand Palms, CA7,87525%49%
Ellsworth, ME7,87947%5%
Creston, IA7,87778%59%
Source: The Creston, 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.