Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 35%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      La Porte City, IA School Districts

      • Union Community School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in La Porte City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for La Porte City, IA schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In La Porte City, IA, an average of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.9% have completed high school.

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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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Town, ND2,40315%69%
      Madison Center, CT2,40485%72%
      Le Center, MN2,40452%6%
      Coopersburg, PA2,40277%56%
      Pottsboro, TX2,40482%66%
      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.