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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 31%

Sioux City school information

IndexSioux CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores69%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools301,10179,221
Total private schools1120824,874
Total post-secondary schools6967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Sioux City are 40% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 30 public schools in Sioux City
  • 79.8% of people in Sioux City have completed 8th grade
  • 77.6% of people in Sioux City have completed high school
  • 20.9% of people in Sioux City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Sioux City

      IndexSioux CityIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade79.8%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school77.6%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college49.5%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.9%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.9%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      Sioux City, IA School Districts

      • Sioux City Community School District

      There are a total of 30 public schools, 11 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Sioux City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sioux City, IA schools is 69%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Sioux City, IA, an average of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bronson, IA31090%82%
      Lawton, IA90087%77%
      Hinton, IA80986%75%
      Sergeant Bluff, IA4,39985%73%
      Homer, NE54576%54%
      Sioux City, IA82,66669%40%

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      Redwood City, CA82,59543%12%
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      Buena Park, CA82,77139%21%
      Town 'n' Country, FL82,55451%3%
      Santa Fe, NM82,92724%52%
      Sioux City, IA82,66669%40%
      Source: The Sioux 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.