Avg. test scores 90%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 31%

Polk City school information

IndexPolk CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores94%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Polk City are 90% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Polk City
  • 95.3% of people in Polk City have completed 8th grade
  • 94.8% of people in Polk City have completed high school
  • 39.7% of people in Polk City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Polk City

      IndexPolk CityIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade95.3%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school94.8%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college73.4%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree50.5%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors39.7%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters10.2%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%

      Polk City, IA School Districts

      • North Polk Community School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Polk City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Polk City, IA schools is 94%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Polk City, IA, an average of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
      Alleman, IA49990%82%
      Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%
      Waukee, IA16,95588%79%
      Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
      Polk City, IA4,11594%90%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Waverly, TN4,11558%19%
      Crawfordville, FL4,11554%11%
      Lawrenceville, NJ4,11650%2%
      Ridgeland, SC4,11637%25%
      Louisville, TN4,11457%16%
      Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
      Source: The Polk City, 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.