Guthrie Center school information

IndexGuthrie CenterIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Guthrie Center, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Guthrie Center public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Iowa average and 70% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Guthrie Center public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 13.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Guthrie Center are 70% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Guthrie Center.
  • 85.3% of people in Guthrie Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Guthrie Center have completed high school.
  • 13.7% of people in Guthrie Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Guthrie Center

IndexGuthrie CenterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college44.7%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stuart, IA1,52888%78%
Dexter, IA82485%72%
Adair, IA81378%59%
Coon Rapids, IA1,37178%59%
Panora, IA1,09777%56%
Guthrie Center, IA1,65084%70%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Red Lake, MN1,65029%41%
Peru, NY1,65047%4%
Coalville, UT1,65043%13%
Chevy Chase Heights, PA1,65070%41%
Painted Post, NY1,65050%2%
Guthrie Center, IA1,65084%70%
Source: The Guthrie 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.