Pocahontas school information

Average Test Scores37%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Pocahontas, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pocahontas public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 52% lower than than the Iowa average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pocahontas public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.6% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pocahontas are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Pocahontas.
  • 94.7% of people in Pocahontas have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.6% of people in Pocahontas have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Pocahontas have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pocahontas

Completed 8th grade94.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.6%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college54.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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Albert City, IA58985%72%
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Mallard, IA28080%62%
Gilmore City, IA47270%41%
Laurens, IA1,27270%41%
Pocahontas, IA1,78937%24%

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Pocahontas, IA1,78937%24%
Source: The Pocahontas, 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.