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87%
  • Bryant Elementary School
  • 1280 Rush St, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 262
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
87%
  • Irving Elementary School
  • 2520 Pennsylvania Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
87%
  • Carver Elementary School
  • 2007 Radford Road, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 583
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Hempstead High School
  • 3715 Pennsylvania Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,657
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
86%
  • John Kennedy Elementary School
  • 2135 Woodland, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 593
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
80%
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • 2001 Radford Rd, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,151
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
80%
  • Eisenhower Elementary School
  • 3170 Spring Valley Rd, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
78%
  • Dubuque Senior High School
  • 1800 Clarke Dr, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,619
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
77%
  • Sageville Elementary School
  • 12015 Sherrill Rd, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 285
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Hoover Elementary School
  • 3259 St Anne Dr, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 324
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
76%
  • Table Mound Elementary School
  • 100 Tower Dr, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
72%
  • George Washington Middle School
  • 51 N Grandview Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 679
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
60%
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School
  • 1105 Althauser Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 594
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
57%
  • Marshall Elementary School
  • 1450 Rhomberg Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 301
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
47%
  • Fulton Elementary School
  • 2540 Central Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 284
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
45%
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • 555 Nevada Street, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 273
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
35%
  • Audubon Elementary School
  • 605 Lincoln Ave, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 314
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
32%
  • Prescott Elementary School
  • 1151 White St, Dubuque
  • Dubuque Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 270
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
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Dubuque school information

IndexDubuqueIowaNational
Average Test Scores69%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools181,10179,221
Total private schools1020824,874
Total post-secondary schools6967,963
The Dubuque, IA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 10 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Dubuque public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 11% lower than than the Iowa average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dubuque public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 29.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Dubuque

IndexDubuqueIowaNational
Completed 8th grade88.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

Dubuque, IA School Districts

Dubuque Community School District

There are a total of 18 public schools, 10 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Dubuque. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dubuque, IA schools is 69%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Dubuque, IA, an average of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Dubuque schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Dubuque, IA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Epworth, IA2,06885%72%
Peosta, IA1,88182%67%
Bernard, IA12780%62%
Benton, WI97165%31%
Hazel Green, WI1,04852%5%
Dubuque, IA58,53569%41%

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Owensboro, KY58,68549%0%
Noblesville, IN58,71972%46%
Dubuque, IA58,53569%41%
Source: The Dubuque, 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.