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Tama school information

Index Tama Iowa National
Average Test Scores49%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Tama are 2% 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

      Index Tama Iowa National
      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%

      Tama, IA School Districts

      • South Tama County Community School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Tama. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Tama, IA schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Tama, IA, an average of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Dysart, IA1,41678%61.5%
      Le Grand, IA84275%56.3%
      Green Mountain, IA18275%55.2%
      Gilman, IA54371%47.9%
      Garwin, IA64070%44.8%
      Tama, IA2,75749%2.1%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Wernersville, PA2,75770%44.8%
      Guntown, MS2,75748%1.0%
      Norton Center, MA2,75852%8.3%
      Kemmerer, WY2,75859%22.6%
      Libby, MT2,75843%11.1%
      Tama, IA2,75749%2.1%
      Source: The Tama, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.