Washington school information

IndexWashingtonIowaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Washington, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Washington public schools have average test scores of 77% which is equal to than the Iowa average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Washington public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.8% have completed high school, 17.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Washington are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Washington.
  • 85.3% of people in Washington have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Washington have completed high school.
  • 17.8% of people in Washington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Washington

IndexWashingtonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.8%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Keota, IA93287%77%
Riverside, IA1,05480%62%
Kalona, IA2,47979%61%
Crawfordsville, IA26177%56%
Wayland, IA1,02777%56%
Washington, IA7,36877%57%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Dundee, IL7,36947%4%
Globe, AZ7,36927%46%
Sioux Center, IA7,37080%63%
Waite Park, MN7,37116%67%
Fort Pierce North, FL7,36562%26%
Washington, IA7,36877%57%
Source: The Washington, 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.