Tama school information

Average Test Scores73%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Tama, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tama public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 6% lower than than the Iowa average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tama public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.4% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tama are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Tama.
  • 81.3% of people in Tama have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.4% of people in Tama have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in Tama have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tama

Completed 8th grade81.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school79.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college40.5%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.4%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Gilman, IA59884%70%
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Garwin, IA50380%62%
Green Mountain, IA12080%62%
Le Grand, IA99577%56%
Tama, IA2,83273%49%

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Oakhurst, CA2,83238%23%
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Tama, IA2,83273%49%
Source: The Tama, 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.