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Avg. test scores 70%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 32%

Forest City school information

IndexForest CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Forest City are 70% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Forest City
  • 89.9% of people in Forest City have completed 8th grade
  • 88.0% of people in Forest City have completed high school
  • 20.5% of people in Forest City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Forest City

      IndexForest CityIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.9%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school88.0%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college58.1%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.5%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.5%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters4.1%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

      Forest City, IA School Districts

      • Forest City Community School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Forest City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Forest City, IA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Forest City, IA, an average of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Britt, IA1,91985%72%
      Lake Mills, IA2,02784%70%
      Clear Lake, IA7,64482%67%
      Garner, IA3,09181%64%
      Forest City, IA4,04384%70%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Tabor City, NC4,04429%42%
      Burgaw, NC4,04536%28%
      Pocola, OK4,04571%44%
      Lenwood, CA4,04512%76%
      Sheffield, OH4,04580%62%
      Forest City, IA4,04384%70%
      Source: The Forest 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.