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Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 51%

Oelwein school information

IndexOelweinIowaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools61,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Oelwein are 55% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Oelwein
  • 83.1% of people in Oelwein have completed 8th grade
  • 79.3% of people in Oelwein have completed high school
  • 14.9% of people in Oelwein have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Oelwein

      IndexOelweinIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.1%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school79.3%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college47.5%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.9%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.9%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters5.6%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

      Oelwein, IA School Districts

      • Oelwein Community School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Oelwein. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Oelwein, IA schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Oelwein, IA, an average of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Maynard, IA51387%77%
      Sumner, IA2,20583%69%
      Winthrop, IA91583%69%
      Independence, IA6,00582%67%
      Arlington, IA52680%63%
      Oelwein, IA6,19577%55%

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      Covedale, OH6,19578%58%
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      Enoch, UT6,19940%19%
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      Oelwein, IA6,19577%55%
      Source: The Oelwein, 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.