Maquoketa school information

IndexMaquoketaIowaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Maquoketa, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Maquoketa public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 1% lower than than the Iowa average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Maquoketa public schools is 12:1, 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, 88.5% have completed high school, 16.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Maquoketa are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Maquoketa.
  • 90.3% of people in Maquoketa have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Maquoketa have completed high school.
  • 16.3% of people in Maquoketa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Maquoketa

IndexMaquoketaIowaNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Delmar, IA49792%87%
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Lowden, IA85387%77%
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Andrew, IA51980%62%
Maquoketa, IA6,02577%57%

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Source: The Maquoketa, 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.