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  • Laurens-marathon Elementary School
  • 300 W Garfield, Laurens
  • Laurens-Marathon Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 149
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
70%
  • Laurens-marathon High School
  • 300 W Garfield, Laurens
  • Laurens-Marathon Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 83
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
65%
  • Laurens-marathon Middle School
  • 300 W Garfield, Laurens
  • Laurens-Marathon Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 54
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Laurens school information

IndexLaurensIowaNational
Average Test Scores70%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Laurens, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Laurens public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 10% lower than than the Iowa average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Laurens public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.8% have completed high school, 15.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Laurens

IndexLaurensIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.5%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

Laurens, IA School Districts

Laurens-Marathon Community School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Laurens. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Laurens, IA schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Laurens, IA, an average of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Laurens schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Laurens, IA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albert City, IA58985%72%
Mallard, IA28080%62%
Pocahontas, IA1,78937%24%
Laurens, IA1,27270%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Enfield, NH1,27235%30%
Grant Park, IL1,27244%11%
Lubeck, WV1,27244%12%
Maple Park, IL1,2739%83%
Loyal, WI1,27345%10%
Laurens, IA1,27270%41%
Source: The Laurens, 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.
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