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77%
  • Orange Elementary School
  • 5805 Kimball Ave, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
76%
  • Kingsley Elementary School
  • 201 Sunset Rd, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 486
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
74%
  • Hoover Middle School
  • 630 Hillcrest Rd, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 819
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
73%
  • Lou Henry Elementary School
  • 312 Rachael St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 504
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
73%
  • West High School
  • 425 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,667
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
67%
  • East High School
  • 214 High St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,068
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
61%
  • Kittrell Elementary School
  • 1304 Oregon St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 603
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
59%
  • Highland Elementary School
  • 812 Idaho St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 562
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
58%
  • Central Middle School
  • 1350 Katoski Dr, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
57%
  • Fred Becker Elementary School
  • 1239 Sheldon St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 577
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
52%
  • Lowell Elementary School
  • 1628 Washington St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 387
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
52%
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • 302 Cedar Bend St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 462
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
52%
  • George Washington Carver Academy
  • 1505 Logan Ave, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
47%
  • Cunningham School
  • 1224 Mobile St, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 448
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
47%
  • Irving Elementary School
  • 1115 W. 5th Street, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 452
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
37%
  • Expo Alternative Learning Center
  • 1410 Independence Ave, Waterloo
  • Waterloo Comm School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Waterloo school information

IndexWaterlooIowaNational
Average Test Scores60%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools191,10179,221
Total private schools820824,874
Total post-secondary schools4967,963
The Waterloo, IA educational system consists of 19 public schools, 8 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Waterloo public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 23% lower than than the Iowa average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waterloo public schools is 13:1, 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, 81.6% have completed high school, 22.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Waterloo

IndexWaterlooIowaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.6%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Waterloo, IA School Districts

Waterloo Community School District

There are a total of 19 public schools, 8 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Waterloo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Waterloo, IA schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Waterloo, IA, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Waterloo schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Waterloo, IA schools.

Source: The Waterloo, 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.