La Porte City school information

IndexLa Porte CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The La Porte City, IA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Porte City public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 9% higher than than the Iowa average and 72% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Porte City public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.9% have completed high school, 19.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Porte City are 72% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in La Porte City.
  • 93.0% of people in La Porte City have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.9% of people in La Porte City have completed high school.
  • 19.7% of people in La Porte City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Porte City

IndexLa Porte CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.0%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.3%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.2%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in La Porte City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%
Vinton, IA5,16686%75%
Traer, IA1,73686%74%
Hudson, IA2,41483%69%
Dysart, IA1,41882%67%
La Porte City, IA2,40385%72%

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New Town, ND2,40315%69%
Madison Center, CT2,40485%72%
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La Porte City, IA2,40385%72%
Source: The La Porte City, 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.