New Sharon school information

IndexNew SharonIowaNational
Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The New Sharon, IA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. New Sharon public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 9% higher than than the Iowa average and 72% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Sharon public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.5% have completed high school, 18.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Sharon are 72% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in New Sharon.
  • 89.8% of people in New Sharon have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.5% of people in New Sharon have completed high school.
  • 18.5% of people in New Sharon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Sharon

IndexNew SharonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.8%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pella, IA10,28088%78%
Sully, IA84385%72%
Montezuma, IA1,59176%55%
Oskaloosa, IA11,53873%49%
New Sharon, IA1,26385%72%

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Milan, OH1,26392%86%
Texico, NM1,26235%30%
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Hanover, OH1,26275%53%
Battle Creek, NE1,26490%83%
New Sharon, IA1,26385%72%
Source: The New Sharon, 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.