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Avg. test scores 81%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 37%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Decorah are 81% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Decorah
  • 93.7% of people in Decorah have completed 8th grade
  • 93.1% of people in Decorah have completed high school
  • 41.6% of people in Decorah have completed a bachelors degree

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      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%

      Decorah, IA School Districts

      • Decorah Community School District
      • North Winneshiek Community School District

      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.

      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%
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      Newton, NJ7,98244%11%
      Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
      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.