Shell Rock school information

IndexShell RockIowaNational
Average Test Scores90%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Shell Rock, IA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shell Rock public schools have average test scores of 90% which is 15% higher than than the Iowa average and 82% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shell Rock public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.3% have completed high school, 13.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shell Rock are 82% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Shell Rock.
  • 91.7% of people in Shell Rock have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.3% of people in Shell Rock have completed high school.
  • 13.8% of people in Shell Rock have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shell Rock

IndexShell RockIowaNational
Completed 8th grade91.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Shell Rock, IA1,25490%82%

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Shell Rock, IA1,25490%82%
Source: The Shell Rock, 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.