Dow City school information

IndexDow CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores75%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
The Dow City, IA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dow City public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 4% lower than than the Iowa average and 51% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dow City public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 6.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dow City are 51% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Dow City.
  • 81.7% of people in Dow City have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in Dow City have completed high school.
  • 6.6% of people in Dow City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dow City

IndexDow CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade81.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college33.6%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.3%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters1.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Dow City, 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.