Le Mars school information

IndexLe MarsIowaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Le Mars, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Le Mars public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 4% higher than than the Iowa average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Le Mars public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 18.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Le Mars are 64% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Le Mars.
  • 89.6% of people in Le Mars have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.3% of people in Le Mars have completed high school.
  • 18.7% of people in Le Mars have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Le Mars

IndexLe MarsIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.5%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Le Mars (high school & post-secondary)

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Kingsley, IA1,43687%77%
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Hinton, IA80986%75%
Remsen, IA1,82484%70%
Le Mars, IA9,82681%64%

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Shelton, WA9,83242%16%
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Le Mars, IA9,82681%64%
Source: The Le Mars, 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.