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Avg. test scores 54%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 52%

Essex school information

IndexEssexIowaNational
Average Test Scores76%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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Essex are 54% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Essex
  • 88.4% of people in Essex have completed 8th grade
  • 87.1% of people in Essex have completed high school
  • 14.4% of people in Essex have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Essex, IA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Essex

      IndexEssexIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade88.4%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school87.1%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college50.2%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.7%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.4%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters4.5%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.3%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Essex, IA School Districts

      • Essex Community School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Essex. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Essex, IA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Essex, IA, an average of 88.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stanton, IA68581%64%
      Red Oak, IA5,54781%64%
      Shenandoah, IA5,03080%62%
      Hastings, IA15080%62%
      Clarinda, IA5,43174%49%
      Essex, IA85976%54%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mars Hill, ME85931%37%
      Moreauville, LA85945%10%
      Alma, KS85947%4%
      West Lebanon, IN85873%49%
      Jetmore, KS86049%1%
      Essex, IA85976%54%
      Source: The Essex, 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.