Norwalk school information

Average Test Scores88%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Norwalk, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Norwalk public schools have average test scores of 88% which is 14% higher than than the Iowa average and 80% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norwalk public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.0% have completed high school, 36.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norwalk are 80% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Norwalk.
  • 95.5% of people in Norwalk have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.0% of people in Norwalk have completed high school.
  • 36.5% of people in Norwalk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norwalk

Completed 8th grade95.5%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.0%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college74.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
Waukee, IA16,95588%79%
Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
Indianola, IA15,34387%76%
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairfield, IA9,94271%44%
Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
Brownsville, TN9,93844%10%
Elkhorn, WI9,93146%6%
Essex Junction, VT9,92257%17%
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Source: The Norwalk, 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.