B+
Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 25%

Fort Dodge school information

IndexFort DodgeIowaNational
Average Test Scores62%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,10179,221
Total private schools420824,874
Total post-secondary schools2967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fort Dodge are 25% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Fort Dodge
  • 85.8% of people in Fort Dodge have completed 8th grade
  • 84.0% of people in Fort Dodge have completed high school
  • 22.8% of people in Fort Dodge have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fort Dodge

      IndexFort DodgeIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade85.8%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school84.0%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college58.5%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.0%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.8%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters6.5%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      Fort Dodge, IA School Districts

      • Fort Dodge Community School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Fort Dodge. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Dodge, IA schools is 62%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Fort Dodge, IA, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Humboldt, IA4,60287%77%
      Eagle Grove, IA3,46878%59%
      Barnum, IA28476%54%
      Gilmore City, IA47270%41%
      Fort Dodge, IA24,62662%25%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Waverly, MI24,61742%14%
      El Cerrito, CA24,64645%8%
      Muskego, WI24,65074%49%
      Lodi, NJ24,65440%19%
      Cliffside Park, NJ24,66139%21%
      Fort Dodge, IA24,62662%25%
      Source: The Fort Dodge, 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.