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Avg. test scores 83%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 87%

Johnston school information

IndexJohnstonIowaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexJohnstonIowaNational
      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%

      Johnston, IA School Districts

      • Johnston Community School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Johnston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Johnston, IA schools is 90%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Johnston, IA, an average of 95.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Payson, UT19,48041%16%
      Allendale, MI19,47549%1%
      Sand Springs, OK19,50972%46%
      Mead Valley, CA19,46826%47%
      Langley Park, MD19,51715%70%
      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.