Houghton school information

Average Test Scoresn/a78%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Houghton, IA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Houghton public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Iowa average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houghton public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.1% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Houghton are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Houghton.
  • 87.4% of people in Houghton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.1% of people in Houghton have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Houghton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houghton

Completed 8th grade87.4%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college37.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Salem, IA55190%83%
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Mount Pleasant, IA8,49175%52%
Houghton, IA152n/a 

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Houghton, IA152n/a 
Source: The Houghton, 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.