East High School

East High School serves 1,098 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.
East High School operates within the Waterloo Community School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 1098 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,098 students
East High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
East High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade East High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more 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 16:1 15:1
East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
East High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
9%
10%
East High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
33%
5%
East High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
51%
79%
East High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
East High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups East High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.63 0.22
East High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
55%
34%
East High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
7%
7%
East High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,490 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,522 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,941 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Waterloo Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 11,490 670
Waterloo Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 92%
Waterloo Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $129 MM $7 MM
Waterloo Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $133 MM $7 MM
Waterloo Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,522 $11,259
Waterloo Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,941 $11,298
Waterloo Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Expo Alternative Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Expo Alternative Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cunningham School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WaterlooCunningham School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 424 students1224 Mobile St
    WaterlooIA 50703
    (319)433-2600
    0.6PK-5424
  • WaterlooLowell Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 392 students1628 Washington St
    WaterlooIA 50702
    (319)433-1900
    1.1KG-5392
  • WaterlooExpo Alternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 506 students1410 Independence Ave
    WaterlooIA 50703
    (319)433-1930
    1.26-12506
  • WaterlooHighland Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 530 students812 Idaho St
    WaterlooIA 50703
    (319)433-2630
    1.2PK-5530
  • WaterlooGeorge Washington Carver Academy
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 450 students1505 Logan Ave
    WaterlooIA 50703
    (319)433-2500
    1.46-8450

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