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  • West Marshall Middle School
  • Box 340, State Center
  • West Marshall Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 220
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • West Marshall High School
  • Box 670, State Center
  • West Marshall Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 256
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • West Marshall Elementary School
  • Box 370, State Center
  • West Marshall Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1

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.

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%

State Center, IA School Districts

West Marshall Community School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in State Center. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for State Center, IA schools is 87%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In State Center, IA, an average of 92.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of State Center 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 State Center, IA schools.

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.
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