Bettendorf High School

Bettendorf High School serves 1,422 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Bettendorf High School operates within the Bettendorf Community School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is equal to the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 1422 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,422 students
Bettendorf High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Bettendorf High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bettendorf High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Bettendorf High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Bettendorf High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Bettendorf High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
5%
Bettendorf High School Black (1988-2012)
White
83%
81%
Bettendorf High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bettendorf High School Sch Ethnicity Bettendorf High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.31 0.34
Bettendorf High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
17%
33%
Bettendorf High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Bettendorf High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,499 students has grown by 1102% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Bettendorf Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,499 673
Bettendorf Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 91%
Bettendorf Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $7 MM
Bettendorf Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $44 MM $7 MM
Bettendorf Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $130,144 $11,087
Bettendorf Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $118,021 $10,614
Bettendorf Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Bettendorf High School (BHS) is a four-year comprehensive high school located in Bettendorf, Iowa.
  • History: The $8 million Bettendorf High School was completed in 1973 with a new industrial arts/locker room addition and athletic stadium completed in 1980. The six-building, air-conditioned complex is highlighted by a landscaped inner courtyard, a planetarium, spacious library/media center, resource centers in each instructional area, six fully networked computer labs, a 405 seat auditorium/theater, a TV studio with a media control center, and an expansive field house with an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
  • Before 1973, the high school was located next to Neil Armstrong Elementary, in a building now utilized by the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA 9).
  • Athletics: Interscholastic teams for boys include: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track, and wrestling. Interscholastic teams for girls include: basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, and volleyball. Bettendorf High School is a member of the Mississippi Athletic Conference, the Iowa High School Athletic Association, and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. Past records reflect many conference champions in all of these sports, as well as regional, state-level, and All American champions.
  • Fitness Center: A new 7,500 square foot facility is attached to the east side of the high school and immediately accessible to all athletic and physical education areas. The center houses house weights, exercise equipment and cardiovascular equipment.
  • A group of community members organized the BHS Fitness Education Center Committee and raise $300,000 in funds for the fitness education center at Bettendorf High School. The Bettendorf School Board matched $300,000 to fund the $600,000 project. The project was completed in the summer of 2002.
  • State Championships: 2005 Boys Golf.
  • 2004 Football, Boys Basketball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Soccer.
  • 2003 Boys Golf, Girls Tennis.
  • 2002 Girls Swimming, Girls Tennis.
  • 2001 Girls Swimming.
  • 2000 Girls Swimming.
  • 1999 Boys Swimming, Boys Soccer, Girls Swimming.
  • 1998 Girls Tennis, Dance/PomPon, Girls Soccer.
  • 1997 Girls Tennis.
  • 1996 Girls Tennis, Pom Pon.
  • 1995 Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Pom Pon,.
  • 1994 Girls Basketball, Dance, Pom Pon.
  • 1993 Dance, Pom Pon.
  • 1992 Girls Swimming, Football.
  • 1991 Girls Swimming, Football.
  • 1990 Girls Swimming, Girls Track, Dance.
  • 1989 Girls Track.
  • 1988 Football.
  • 1987 Football, Girls Cross Country.
  • 1986 Boys Swimming, Boys Basketball, Girls Track.
  • 1984 Girls Cross Coutnry.
  • 1982 Wrestling.
  • 1981 Wrestling, Football.
  • 1978 Boys Swimming, Boys Golf.
  • 1977 Boys Swimming, Boys Golf.
  • Music: The music department has many offerings for students interested in furthering their interest and talents. Opportunities include symphonic band, concert band, orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz band, pep band, chorus, Limited Edition, and the musical. These performing groups have been involved in athletic intermission presentations, state contests, as well as department sponsors travel to major contests every year. The Bettendorf High School Band & Orchestra Boosters supports the many trips, events, and equipment purchases necessary to the program.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pleasant Valley High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bettendorf Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Herbert Hoover Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bettendorf Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Herbert Hoover Elementary School
    3223 South Hampton Dr
    Bettendorf , IA , 52722
    (563)332-8636
    0.3  mi  |  409  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bettendorf Grant Wood Elementary School
    1423 Hillside Dr
    Bettendorf , IA , 52722
    (563)359-8277
    0.7  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bettendorf Bettendorf Middle School
    2030 Middle Rd
    Bettendorf , IA , 52722
    (563)359-3686
    0.8  mi  |  1084  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bettendorf Paul Norton Elementary School
    4485 Greenbrier Dr
    Bettendorf , IA , 52722
    (563)332-8936
    0.9  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bettendorf Riverdale Heights Elementary School
    2125 Devils Glen Rd
    Bettendorf , IA , 52722
    (563)332-0525
    1.1  mi  |  642  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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