Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 8%

Van Meter school information

IndexVan MeterIowaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Van Meter are 81% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Van Meter
  • 94.6% of people in Van Meter have completed 8th grade
  • 93.8% of people in Van Meter have completed high school
  • 32.7% of people in Van Meter have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Van Meter

      IndexVan MeterIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade94.6%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school93.8%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college66.7%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree49.7%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors32.7%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters9.0%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Van Meter, IA School Districts

      • Van Meter Community School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Van Meter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Van Meter, IA schools is 89%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Van Meter, IA, an average of 94.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.8% have completed high school.

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      Adel, IA4,03090%83%
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      Waukee, IA16,95588%79%
      Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
      Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%

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      Van Meter, IA1,25689%81%
      Source: The Van Meter, 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.