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Spirit Lake school information

Index Spirit Lake Iowa National
Average Test Scores82%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Spirit Lake are 70% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Spirit Lake
  • 94.2% of people in Spirit Lake have completed 8th grade
  • 92.9% of people in Spirit Lake have completed high school
  • 29.2% of people in Spirit Lake have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Spirit Lake

      Index Spirit Lake Iowa National
      Completed 8th grade94.2%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.9%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college67.9%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.6%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.2%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters8.5%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

      Spirit Lake, IA School Districts

      • Spirit Lake Community School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Spirit Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Spirit Lake, IA schools is 82%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Spirit Lake, IA, an average of 94.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Lake Park, IA1,19481%68.2%
      Arnolds Park, IA96472%50.0%
      Milford, IA3,01570%44.8%
      Terril, IA34357%18.8%
      Estherville, IA5,72957%18.1%
      Spirit Lake, IA5,13082%70.1%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      La Crescent, MN5,13551%6.0%
      Glencoe, AL5,12553%11.1%
      Daleville, AL5,12530%37.5%
      Schuylkill Haven, PA5,13759%22.1%
      Wolfforth, TX5,13760%24.0%
      Spirit Lake, IA5,13082%70.1%
      Source: The Spirit Lake, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.