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82%
  • Mason City High School
  • 1700 4th St. Se, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,000
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
80%
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • 1421 4th St. Se, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
77%
  • John Adams Middle School
  • 29 S Illinois Ave, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
75%
  • Alternative School
  • 19 N. Illinois Ave., Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 80
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Hoover Elementary School
  • 1123 8th St. Nw, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 446
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
70%
  • Roosevelt Elementary School
  • 313 15th St. Se, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 486
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
68%
  • Lincoln Intermediate
  • 1625 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 544
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
65%
  • Harding Elementary School
  • 1239 N Rhode Island Ave, Mason City
  • Mason City Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Mason City school information

IndexMason CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores73%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,10179,221
Total private schools320824,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963
The Mason City, IA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Mason City public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 6% lower than than the Iowa average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mason City public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 21.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Mason City

IndexMason CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.9%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.4%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Mason City, IA School Districts

Mason City Community School District

There are a total of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Mason City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mason City, IA schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Mason City, IA, an average of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Mason City 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 Mason City, IA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nora Springs, IA1,56783%69%
Clear Lake, IA7,64482%67%
Manly, IA1,55182%67%
Rockford, IA76077%56%
Rockwell, IA1,10077%56%
Mason City, IA27,54673%48%

Cities with similar population

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Seguin, TX27,54362%25%
Magna, UT27,55326%46%
Danvers, MA27,55871%44%
Paragould, AR27,52124%51%
Allen Park, MI27,51944%10%
Mason City, IA27,54673%48%
Source: The Mason 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.
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