Waveland Park school information

IndexWaveland ParkDes MoinesIowa
Average Test Scores79%60%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 Waveland Park are 61% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Waveland Park.
  • 95.6% of people in Waveland Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in Waveland Park have completed high school.
  • 59.8% of people in Waveland Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waveland Park

IndexWaveland ParkDes MoinesIowa
Completed 8th grade95.6%82.6%89.2%
Completed high school95.4%81.4%87.7%
Completed some college84.6%56.8%59.8%
Completed associate degree68.5%34.8%38.4%
Completed bachelors59.8%25.2%27.2%
Completed masters21.5%7.5%8.7%
Completed professional degree8.1%2.5%2.7%
Completed doctorate2.6%0.8%1.1%

Highest level of education achieved in Waveland Park (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%
Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
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 Waveland Park, 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.