Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 27%
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Prairie City school information

IndexPrairie CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores69%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Prairie City are 43% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Prairie City
  • 89.8% of people in Prairie City have completed 8th grade
  • 89.1% of people in Prairie City have completed high school
  • 22.2% of people in Prairie City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Prairie City

      IndexPrairie CityIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.8%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school89.1%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college52.7%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.2%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.2%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters4.4%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      Prairie City, IA School Districts

      • PCM Community School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Prairie City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Prairie City, IA schools is 69%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Prairie City, IA, an average of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.1% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mitchellville, IA2,27194%94.3%
      Runnells, IA51487%80.8%
      Altoona, IA16,69279%63.4%
      Monroe, IA1,87578%62.6%
      Pleasant Hill, IA9,40677%60.0%
      Prairie City, IA1,97369%43.4%

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      Rosharon, TX1,97243%11.2%
      Oakley, KS1,97541%15.5%
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      Mount Holly Springs, PA1,97147%2.3%
      Long Valley, NJ1,97167%38.2%
      Prairie City, IA1,97369%43.4%
      Source: The Prairie 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.