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  • Sheldon Middle School
  • 310 23rd Avenue, Sheldon
  • Sheldon Comm School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 285
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Sheldon High School
  • 1700 East Fourth Street, Sheldon
  • Sheldon Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 321
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • East Elementary School
  • 501 Normal College Ave, Sheldon
  • Sheldon Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Sheldon school information

Average Test Scores82%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Sheldon, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Sheldon public schools have average test scores of 82% which is 6% higher than than the Iowa average and 67% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sheldon public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.7% have completed high school, 27.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Sheldon

Completed 8th grade90.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

Sheldon, IA School Districts

Sheldon Community School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Sheldon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sheldon, IA schools is 82%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Sheldon, IA, an average of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Sheldon schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Sheldon, IA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orange City, IA6,15391%85%
Boyden, IA79488%78%
Hospers, IA75687%77%
Paullina, IA1,03487%77%
Alton, IA1,32587%76%
Sheldon, IA5,01582%67%

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Port Isabel, TX5,01570%43%
Mayville, WI5,01650%2%
Mendham, NJ5,01270%42%
Falmouth, VA5,01877%56%
Holbrook, AZ5,01116%68%
Sheldon, IA5,01582%67%
Source: The Sheldon, 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.