Oskaloosa school information

IndexOskaloosaIowaNational
Average Test Scores73%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools81,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Oskaloosa, IA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Oskaloosa public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 6% lower than than the Iowa average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oskaloosa public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oskaloosa are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Oskaloosa.
  • 86.6% of people in Oskaloosa have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Oskaloosa have completed high school.
  • 24.9% of people in Oskaloosa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oskaloosa

IndexOskaloosaIowaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.1%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Oskaloosa, IA11,53873%49%

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Oskaloosa, IA11,53873%49%
Source: The Oskaloosa, 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.