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  • Dallas Center Elementary
  • Po Box 400, Dallas Center
  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Dallas Center-grimes Middle School
  • Po Box 608, Dallas Center
  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 7 · Students: 377
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

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
The Dallas Center, IA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dallas Center public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 12% higher than than the Iowa average and 77% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dallas Center public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.7% have completed high school, 35.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Dallas Center 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 Dallas Center, IA schools.

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.
Crandon, WI1,85133%32%
Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%
Bethlehem Village, CT1,85262%26%
Kenyon, MN1,85254%9%
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.