Johnston school information

Average Test Scores90%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools81,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Johnston, IA educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Johnston public schools have average test scores of 90% which is 16% higher than than the Iowa average and 83% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Johnston public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 56.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Johnston are 83% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Johnston.
  • 95.4% of people in Johnston have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Johnston have completed high school.
  • 56.7% of people in Johnston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Johnston

Completed 8th grade95.4%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college81.4%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.6%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
Alleman, IA49990%82%
Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%
Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Johnston, IA19,49190%83%

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Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
Source: The Johnston, 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.