Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 61%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Fort Madison, IA School Districts

      • Fort Madison Community School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Fort Madison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Madison, IA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Fort Madison, IA, an average of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.2% have completed high school.

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      Donnellson, IA86082%66%
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      Carthage, IL2,51337%25%
      Dallas City, IL1,23327%45%
      Fort Madison, IA10,76976%55%

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      Fort Madison, IA10,76976%55%
      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.