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Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 30%

Lake City school information

IndexLake CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lake City are 77% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lake City
  • 87.2% of people in Lake City have completed 8th grade
  • 84.2% of people in Lake City have completed high school
  • 21.2% of people in Lake City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lake City

      IndexLake CityIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.2%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school84.2%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college55.4%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.0%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.2%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters10.5%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.0%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

      Lake City, IA School Districts

      • Southern Cal Community School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Lake City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lake City, IA schools is 87%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Lake City, IA, an average of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Carroll, IA9,99089%80%
      Churdan, IA41086%75%
      Glidden, IA1,42283%69%
      Rockwell City, IA2,21282%67%
      Sac City, IA2,18578%59%
      Lake City, IA1,75987%77%

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      Warroad, MN1,75942%15%
      Napavine, WA1,75954%9%
      Bristol, VT1,75940%18%
      Mayer, AZ1,75912%77%
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      Lake City, IA1,75987%77%
      Source: The Lake 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.