Baxter High School

Baxter High School serves 195 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Baxter High School operates within the Baxter Community School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 195 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 195 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
White
98%
80%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.21
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.
16%
34%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Baxter Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 440 678
Graduation Rate 90% 91%
District Total Revenue $5 MM $7 MM
District Spending $4 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,377 $11,087
District Spending / Student $8,907 $10,614
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Basics And Beyond Alternative School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colfax-mingo Middle School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baxter Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BaxterBaxter Elementary School
    202 East State
    BaxterIA 50028
    (641)227-3102
    0 mi | 245 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • MingoColfax-mingo Middle School
    307 West Mohawk Dr
    MingoIA 50168
    (641)363-4282
    8.3 mi | 88 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • CollinsCollins-maxwell Elementary School
    416 Fourth Ave
    CollinsIA 50055
    (641)385-2446
    9.5 mi | 222 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NewtonThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    103 Thomas Jefferson Rd
    NewtonIA 50208
    (641)792-2498
    9.5 mi | 407 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • NewtonBasics And Beyond Alternative School
    Alternative School
    700 North 4th Ave East Ste20
    NewtonIA 50208
    (641)792-5809
    Alternative School

    9.8 mi | 56 students | Gr. 10-12                      

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