Drake school information

IndexDrakeDes MoinesIowa
Average Test Scoresn/a60%78%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:113:1
Total public schoolsn/a691,101
Total private schoolsn/a13208
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1096

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  • The average school test scores in Drake are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Drake.
  • 81.5% of people in Drake have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.4% of people in Drake have completed high school.
  • 35.0% of people in Drake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Drake

IndexDrakeDes MoinesIowa
Completed 8th grade81.5%82.6%89.2%
Completed high school80.4%81.4%87.7%
Completed some college64.2%56.8%59.8%
Completed associate degree45.0%34.8%38.4%
Completed bachelors35.0%25.2%27.2%
Completed masters12.6%7.5%8.7%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.5%2.7%
Completed doctorate2.1%0.8%1.1%

Highest level of education achieved in Drake (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
Alleman, IA49990%82%
Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Birmingham, AL212,42422%55%
Spokane, WA212,07848%3%
San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%
Rochester, NY210,29129%40%
Richmond, VA216,77364%31%
Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%
Source: The Drake, Des Moines, 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.