Sac City school information

IndexSac CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores78%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Sac City, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sac City public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 1% higher than than the Iowa average and 59% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sac City public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.6% have completed high school, 18.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sac City are 59% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Sac City.
  • 89.1% of people in Sac City have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Sac City have completed high school.
  • 18.9% of people in Sac City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sac City

IndexSac CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.9%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake City, IA1,75987%77%
Early, IA69985%72%
Odebolt, IA1,01684%71%
Newell, IA1,07080%63%
Lake View, IA1,00277%56%
Sac City, IA2,18578%59%

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Eastpoint, FL2,18541%17%
Carthage, TN2,18653%7%
Pawnee, OK2,18466%34%
Mount Sterling, IL2,18421%57%
New Haven, MO2,18665%31%
Sac City, IA2,18578%59%
Source: The Sac 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.