Rock Rapids school information

IndexRock RapidsIowaNational
Average Test Scores86%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Rock Rapids, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rock Rapids public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 11% higher than than the Iowa average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rock Rapids public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.4% have completed high school, 28.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rock Rapids are 75% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Rock Rapids.
  • 93.4% of people in Rock Rapids have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.4% of people in Rock Rapids have completed high school.
  • 28.0% of people in Rock Rapids have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rock Rapids

IndexRock RapidsIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.1%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.0%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Rock Rapids, IA2,56986%75%

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Source: The Rock Rapids, 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.