Wapello school information

Average Test Scores73%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Wapello, IA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wapello public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 6% lower than than the Iowa average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wapello public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 12.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Wapello are 48% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Wapello.
  • 83.3% of people in Wapello have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Wapello have completed high school.
  • 12.3% of people in Wapello have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Wapello

sort by
min score 0

Find Real Estate Listings In Wapello


New Real Estate Listings In Wapello

Compare Wapello, IA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Wapello

Completed 8th grade83.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.3%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mediapolis, IA1,53687%77%
Morning Sun, IA90685%72%
Letts, IA41079%60%
Winfield, IA1,06877%56%
Columbus Junction, IA2,21456%13%
Wapello, IA1,92273%48%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Robesonia, PA1,92259%20%
Harvey, ND1,92360%21%
Ragland, AL1,92123%53%
Fannett, TX1,92185%73%
Bessemer, MI1,92140%19%
Wapello, IA1,92273%48%
Source: The Wapello, 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.