Mountain Iron school information

IndexMountain IronMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores56%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools42,22479,221
Total private schoolsn/a47724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Mountain Iron, MN educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountain Iron public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 7% higher than than the Minnesota average and 13% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountain Iron public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.1% have completed high school, 21.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountain Iron are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Mountain Iron.
  • 88.1% of people in Mountain Iron have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.1% of people in Mountain Iron have completed high school.
  • 21.8% of people in Mountain Iron have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountain Iron

IndexMountain IronMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college64.7%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.8%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.8%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chisholm, MN4,99658%18%
Eveleth, MN3,68557%16%
Gilbert, MN1,73457%16%
Virginia, MN8,59445%8%
Hibbing, MN16,23043%12%
Mountain Iron, MN2,87956%13%

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Ayer, MA2,87971%44%
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Montana City, MT2,87857%16%
Mountain Iron, MN2,87956%13%
Source: The Mountain Iron, MN 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.