Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 36%
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State Center school information

IndexState CenterIowaNational
Average Test Scores77%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in State Center are 60% 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%

      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 77%. 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.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Laurel, IA35880%66.2%
      Colo, IA88680%65.2%
      Baxter, IA1,08177%60.0%
      Zearing, IA56370%45.5%
      Conrad, IA1,07369%42.4%
      State Center, IA1,33777%59.7%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Taylorsville, KY1,33755%13.5%
      Stanton, MI1,33732%33.2%
      Arnaudville, LA1,33771%47.0%
      Sweetser, IN1,33749%1.8%
      Okarche, OK1,33842%12.0%
      State Center, IA1,33777%59.7%
      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.