Public Schools in Iowa

There are 1456 Public Schools in Iowa, serving a population of 3,118,102 people in an area of 55,842 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,141 people, and 1 Public School per 38 square miles.

The state of Iowa is ranked 17th in Public Schools per capita, and 38th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Iowa Public School Statistics

Find Iowa Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Iowa Public School Enrollment
 IowaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment39,109 (72.1%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment37,717 (89.0%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)144,327 (89.7%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)148,650 (90.6%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)146,863 (92.2%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
Iowa Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 IowaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education65,482 (3.1%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)101,227 (4.9%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)648,137 (31.1%)59,265,308 (27.1%)