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* [http://sos.iowa.gov/ Iowa Secretary of State]
* [http://educateiowa.gov/ Iowa Department of Education]
* [http://educateiowa.gov/ Iowa Department of Education]
* [http://www.ia-sb.org/ Iowa Association of School Boards]
* [http://www.isea.org/ Iowa State Education Association]
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/ National Center for Education Statistics school district search tool]

Revision as of 16:21, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Iowa
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Brad Buck
Number of students: 495,870[1]
Number of teachers: 34,658
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14.3
Number of school districts: 361
Number of schools: 1,411
Graduation rate: 89%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $9,807[3]
See also
Iowa Department of EducationList of school districts in IowaIowaSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Iowa
Glossary of education terms
Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

Iowa is home to 1,411 schools and 495,870 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Rosie Hussey, President
    • Charles C. Edwards, Jr., Vice President
    • Diane Crookham-Johnson, Board Member
    • Sister Jude Fitzpatrick, Board Member
    • Michael Knedler, Board Member
    • Valorie Kruse, Board Member
    • William "Mike" May, Board Member
    • Max Phillips, Board Member
    • LaMetta Wynn, Board Member
    • Edgar Thornton, Board Member


The following table displays the top eight Iowa school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Des Moines Public Schools
2.) Cedar Rapids Community School District
3.) Davenport Community Schools
4.) Sioux City Community Schools
5.) Iowa City Community School District
6.) Dubuque Community Schools
7.) Waterloo Community Schools
8.) Council Bluffs Community School District


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Iowa as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Iowa as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic Information for Iowa's K-12 Public School System
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 2,236 0.45% 1.11%
Asian 10,245 2.08% 4.73%
African American 25,303 5.13% 15.86%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 759 0.15% 0.42%
Hispanic 44,191 8.95% 24.64%
White 400,101 81.05% 51.64%
Two or More 13,035 2.64% 2.57%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Iowa school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Iowa are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

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