Story City school information

IndexStory CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools21,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Story City, IA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Story City public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 15% higher than than the Iowa average and 81% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Story City public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.9% have completed high school, 29.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Story City are 81% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Story City.
  • 87.9% of people in Story City have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.9% of people in Story City have completed high school.
  • 29.3% of people in Story City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Story City

IndexStory CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.9%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.2%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Story City (high school & post-secondary)

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Story City, IA3,42389%81%

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Story City, IA3,42389%81%
Source: The Story 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.