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Avg. test scores 5%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 41%
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Rensselaer school information

IndexRensselaerIndianaNational
Average Test Scores46%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools41,75579,221
Total private schools167524,874
Total post-secondary schools11417,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Rensselaer are 5% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Rensselaer
  • 77.8% of people in Rensselaer have completed 8th grade
  • 76.5% of people in Rensselaer have completed high school
  • 17.8% of people in Rensselaer have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Rensselaer

      IndexRensselaerIndianaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.8%84.6%84.3%
      Completed high school76.5%82.9%83.0%
      Completed some college48.4%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.2%33.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.8%24.6%30.3%
      Completed masters7.9%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.5%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.0%1.3%

      Rensselaer, IN School Districts

      • Rensselaer Central School Corporation

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Rensselaer. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Rensselaer, IN schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Rensselaer, IN, an average of 77.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.5% have completed high school.

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      Rensselaer, IN5,35946%4.8%

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      Rensselaer, IN5,35946%4.8%
      Source: The Rensselaer, IN 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.