Elk Horn school information

IndexElk HornIowaNational
Average Test Scores77%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 Elk Horn, IA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elk Horn public schools have average test scores of 77% which is equal to than the Iowa average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elk Horn public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.1% have completed high school, 14.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elk Horn are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Elk Horn.
  • 88.9% of people in Elk Horn have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.1% of people in Elk Horn have completed high school.
  • 14.4% of people in Elk Horn have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elk Horn

IndexElk HornIowaNational
Completed 8th grade88.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college46.6%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Elk Horn, 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.