Emmetsburg school information

Average Test Scores74%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Emmetsburg, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Emmetsburg public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 5% lower than than the Iowa average and 50% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Emmetsburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 25.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Emmetsburg are 50% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Emmetsburg.
  • 94.1% of people in Emmetsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Emmetsburg have completed high school.
  • 25.5% of people in Emmetsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Emmetsburg

Completed 8th grade94.1%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college69.4%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Emmetsburg, 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.