Avg. test scores 77%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 17%

Dallas Center school information

IndexDallas CenterIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dallas Center are 77% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Dallas Center
  • 95.2% of people in Dallas Center have completed 8th grade
  • 94.7% of people in Dallas Center have completed high school
  • 35.4% of people in Dallas Center have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dallas Center

      IndexDallas CenterIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade95.2%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school94.7%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college68.2%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.0%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors35.4%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters7.7%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.6%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

      Dallas Center, IA School Districts

      • Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dallas Center. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dallas Center, IA schools is 87%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Dallas Center, IA, an average of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
      Adel, IA4,03090%83%
      Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
      Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
      Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
      Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%
      Crandon, WI1,85133%32%
      Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
      Bladenboro, NC1,85232%36%
      Churubusco, IN1,85267%37%
      Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
      Source: The Dallas Center, 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.