Grundy Center school information

IndexGrundy CenterIowaNational
Average Test Scores86%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Grundy Center, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Grundy Center public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 11% higher than than the Iowa average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Grundy Center public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 25.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Grundy Center are 75% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Grundy Center.
  • 95.9% of people in Grundy Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Grundy Center have completed high school.
  • 25.6% of people in Grundy Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Grundy Center

IndexGrundy CenterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade95.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Grundy Center (high school & post-secondary)

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Grundy Center, IA2,70586%75%

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Grundy Center, IA2,70586%75%
Source: The Grundy Center, 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.