Peterson school information

Average Test Scoresn/a78%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Peterson, IA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Peterson public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Iowa average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Peterson public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.6% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Peterson are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Peterson.
  • 87.7% of people in Peterson have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.6% of people in Peterson have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Peterson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Peterson

Completed 8th grade87.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.6%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college46.3%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Peterson, IA300n/a 

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Peterson, IA300n/a 
Source: The Peterson, 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.