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Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 6%

Indianola school information

IndexIndianolaIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools61,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Indianola are 76% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Indianola
  • 93.1% of people in Indianola have completed 8th grade
  • 92.5% of people in Indianola have completed high school
  • 28.4% of people in Indianola have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Indianola

      IndexIndianolaIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.1%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.5%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college61.9%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.1%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.4%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters10.7%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.2%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.8%1.1%1.3%

      Indianola, IA School Districts

      • Indianola Community School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Indianola. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Indianola, IA schools is 87%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Indianola, IA, an average of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Runnells, IA51490%82%
      Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
      Hartford, IA82487%76%
      Lacona, IA47285%72%
      Carlisle, IA4,03184%71%
      Indianola, IA15,34387%76%

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      Natchez, MS15,34525%50%
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      Indianola, IA15,34387%76%
      Source: The Indianola, 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.