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  • Decorah High School
  • 100 Claiborne Drive, Decorah
  • Decorah Community School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
91%
  • Decorah Middle School
  • 405 Winnebago St., Decorah
  • Decorah Community School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 480
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
88%
  • Carrie Lee Elementary
  • 210 Vernon Street, Decorah
  • Decorah Community School District
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 224
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
87%
  • North Winneshiek Middle School
  • 3495 North Winn Road, Decorah
  • North Winneshiek Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 42
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • North Winneshiek Elementary School
  • 3495 North Winn Road, Decorah
  • North Winneshiek Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 101
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • John Cline Elementary School
  • 101 Claiborne Drive, Decorah
  • Decorah Community School District
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 334
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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  • West Side Elementary School
  • 301 Center Street, Decorah
  • Decorah Community School District
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 79
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Decorah school information

IndexDecorahIowaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools61,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Decorah, IA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Decorah public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 15% higher than than the Iowa average and 81% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Decorah public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 41.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Decorah

IndexDecorahIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college69.0%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters16.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.7%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Decorah. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Decorah, IA schools is 89%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Decorah, IA, an average of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Decorah 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 Decorah, IA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jackson Junction, IA4788%79%
Calmar, IA1,02387%77%
Ossian, IA96281%64%
Decorah, IA7,98589%81%

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Pismo Beach, CA7,98453%8%
Summit Park, UT7,98658%18%
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Newton, NJ7,98244%11%
Decorah, IA7,98589%81%
Source: The Decorah, 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.
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