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ABOUT Iowa SCHOOLS
Iowa schools boast a total statewide student population of 502,351 attending 1,521 schools in 371 public school districts and 250 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Iowa public schools spend an average of $6,530 per student each year. That ranks Iowa schools number 38 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Iowa public schools average a student teacher ratio of 12:1. Iowa private schools average 7:1. Also, high schools in Iowa average a student body population of 403, while Iowa middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 305 and 261 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.