Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 24%

Dexter school information

Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dexter are 72% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Dexter
  • 91.2% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade
  • 90.0% of people in Dexter have completed high school
  • 23.0% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dexter

      Completed 8th grade91.2%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school90.0%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college57.8%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.9%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.0%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

      Dexter, IA School Districts

      • West Central Valley Community School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dexter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dexter, IA schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Dexter, IA, an average of 91.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Adel, IA4,03090%83%
      Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
      Stuart, IA1,52888%78%
      Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
      De Soto, IA1,06587%76%
      Dexter, IA82485%72%

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      Lilly, PA82464%29%
      Gilbert, SC82458%18%
      Utica, NE82473%49%
      Garnavillo, IA82477%56%
      Grand Ridge, FL82452%6%
      Dexter, IA82485%72%
      Source: The Dexter, 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.