Fort Madison school information

IndexFort MadisonIowaNational
Average Test Scores76%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools320824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Fort Madison, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Fort Madison public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 2% lower than than the Iowa average and 55% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Madison public schools is 18:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.2% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Madison are 55% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Fort Madison.
  • 86.9% of people in Fort Madison have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.2% of people in Fort Madison have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Fort Madison have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Madison

IndexFort MadisonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade86.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.1%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Fort Madison, 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.