Charles City High School

Charles City High School serves 515 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Charles City High School operates within the Charles City Community School District.
Charles City Community School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 515 students
Charles City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Charles City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Charles City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Charles City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Charles City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.21 0.22
Charles City High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
34%
Charles City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Charles City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Charles City Community School District's student population of 1,617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 80% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,266 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,122 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Charles City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,617 655
Charles City Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 92%
Charles City Community   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $7 MM
Charles City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $17 MM $7 MM
Charles City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,266 $11,259
Charles City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,122 $11,298
Charles City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Carrie Lane High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles City Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charles CityLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 271 students
    0.5 miles
    600 5th Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6560
    0.5KG-5271
  • Charles CityCharles City Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 369 students
    0.8 miles
    500 North Grand Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6530
    0.86-8369
  • Charles CityCarrie Lane High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 26 students
    1.1 miles
    502 North Jackson St
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)426-5975
    1.111-1226
  • Charles CityWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    1.4 miles
    1406 North Grand
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6570
    1.4PK-5416
  • NashuaNashua-plainfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 264 students
    9.7 miles
    621 Panama St
    NashuaIA 50658
    (641)435-4114
    9.7PK-4264

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