Lake Mills school information

IndexLake MillsIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Lake Mills, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake Mills public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Iowa average and 70% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Mills public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.6% have completed high school, 22.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Mills are 70% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Lake Mills.
  • 86.5% of people in Lake Mills have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.6% of people in Lake Mills have completed high school.
  • 22.8% of people in Lake Mills have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Mills

IndexLake MillsIowaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.6%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Forest City, IA4,04384%70%
Glenville, MN56437%25%
Lake Mills, IA2,02784%70%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gwinn, MI2,02727%45%
Lunenburg, MA2,02773%48%
Woodstock, AL2,02742%15%
Lyons, CO2,02751%3%
Bangor, MI2,02734%31%
Lake Mills, IA2,02784%70%
Source: The Lake Mills, 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.