Avg. test scores 73%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 21%

Harlan school information

Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Harlan are 73% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Harlan
  • 86.4% of people in Harlan have completed 8th grade
  • 82.6% of people in Harlan have completed high school
  • 23.9% of people in Harlan have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Harlan

      Completed 8th grade86.4%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school82.6%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college51.7%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.2%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.9%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters5.5%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

      Harlan, IA School Districts

      • Harlan Community School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Harlan. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harlan, IA schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Harlan, IA, an average of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Irwin, IA32885%72%
      Neola, IA97883%69%
      Avoca, IA1,47878%59%
      Elk Horn, IA53277%57%
      Dunlap, IA1,02175%51%
      Harlan, IA5,00885%73%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Demarest, NJ5,00768%39%
      Kahaluu, HI5,00937%25%
      Auburn, IL5,00622%55%
      Holbrook, AZ5,01116%68%
      Columbus, WI5,00452%6%
      Harlan, IA5,00885%73%
      Source: The Harlan, 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.