Mount Ayr school information

IndexMount AyrIowaNational
Average Test Scores82%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Mount Ayr, IA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Ayr public schools have average test scores of 82% which is 6% higher than than the Iowa average and 67% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Ayr public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Ayr are 67% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Mount Ayr.
  • 87.6% of people in Mount Ayr have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Mount Ayr have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in Mount Ayr have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Ayr

IndexMount AyrIowaNational
Completed 8th grade87.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.5%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Mount Ayr, 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.