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  • North Mahaska Elementary School
  • P. O. Box 89, New Sharon
  • North Mahaska Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 284
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • North Mahaska Jr-sr High School
  • Po Box 89, New Sharon
  • North Mahaska Comm School District
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 264
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

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.

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%

New Sharon, IA School Districts

North Mahaska Community School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in New Sharon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for New Sharon, IA schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In New Sharon, IA, an average of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of New Sharon 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 New Sharon, IA schools.

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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%

Cities with similar population

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Milan, OH1,26392%86%
Ashland, IL1,26414%73%
Rison, AR1,26225%50%
Texico, NM1,26235%30%
Royalton, MN1,26254%9%
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.
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