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Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 25%
Bachelors degree 65%

Denison school information

IndexDenisonIowaNational
Average Test Scores76%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Denison are 55% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Denison
  • 65.1% of people in Denison have completed 8th grade
  • 62.1% of people in Denison have completed high school
  • 10.7% of people in Denison have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Denison

      IndexDenisonIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade65.1%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school62.1%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college35.4%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.2%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors10.7%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters2.4%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Denison, IA School Districts

      • Denison Community School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Denison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Denison, IA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Denison, IA, an average of 65.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Westside, IA32986%75%
      Manning, IA1,50983%69%
      Schleswig, IA80676%54%
      Dow City, IA46375%51%
      Dunlap, IA1,02175%51%
      Denison, IA8,32676%55%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Gulf Hills, MS8,32639%20%
      Jefferson City, TN8,32442%14%
      Roxboro, NC8,32941%16%
      Helotes, TX8,32988%80%
      Lowell, AR8,32242%15%
      Denison, IA8,32676%55%
      Source: The Denison, 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.