State Center school information

IndexState CenterIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The State Center, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. State Center public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 12% higher than than the Iowa average and 76% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of State Center public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.7% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in State Center are 76% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in State Center.
  • 92.7% of people in State Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in State Center have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in State Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in State Center

IndexState CenterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade92.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.5%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in State Center (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Zearing, IA56387%77%
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Colo, IA88682%67%
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Conrad, IA1,07378%59%
State Center, IA1,33787%76%

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Arnaudville, LA1,33769%40%
Stanton, MI1,33738%24%
Sweetser, IN1,33765%31%
Taylorsville, KY1,33747%4%
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State Center, IA1,33787%76%
Source: The State Center, 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.