Pleasant Hill school information

IndexPleasant HillIowaNational
Average Test Scores83%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Pleasant Hill, IA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pleasant Hill public schools have average test scores of 83% which is 7% higher than than the Iowa average and 69% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pleasant Hill public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.2% have completed high school, 34.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pleasant Hill are 69% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Pleasant Hill.
  • 89.9% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.2% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed high school.
  • 34.9% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pleasant Hill

IndexPleasant HillIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college68.3%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.9%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Pleasant Hill, 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.