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  • Four Mile Elementary School
  • 670 Se 68th St, Pleasant Hill
  • Southeast Polk Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School
  • 4801 E Oakwood Dr, Pleasant Hill
  • Des Moines Independent Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 309
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Spring Creek - 6th Grade
  • 8031 Ne University Ave., Pleasant Hill
  • Southeast Polk Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Southeast Polk High School
  • 7945 Ne University Ave., Pleasant Hill
  • Southeast Polk Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,980
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Southeast Polk Junior High School
  • 8325 Ne University Ave., Pleasant Hill
  • Southeast Polk Comm School District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 1,010
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

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.

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%

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Pleasant Hill. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pleasant Hill, IA schools is 83%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Pleasant Hill, IA, an average of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Pleasant Hill schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Pleasant Hill, IA schools.

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.
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