Dakota City school information

IndexDakota CityNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores72%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:113:116:1
Total public schools278079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Dakota City, NE educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dakota City public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 4% lower than than the Nebraska average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dakota City public schools is 23:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.0% have completed high school, 13.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dakota City are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Dakota City.
  • 75.8% of people in Dakota City have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.0% of people in Dakota City have completed high school.
  • 13.8% of people in Dakota City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dakota City

IndexDakota CityNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school69.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college36.4%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.8%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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Bronson, IA31090%82%
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Dakota City, NE1,87572%46%

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Source: The Dakota City, NE 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.