Charles City High School

Charles City High School serves 523 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Charles City High School operates within the Charles City Community School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 523 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 523 students
Charles City High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Charles City High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Charles City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 14:1 14:1
Charles City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Charles City High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Charles City High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
3%
5%
Charles City High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
90%
80%
Charles City High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Charles City 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.
0.19 0.21
Charles City High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
27%
34%
Charles City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Charles City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,732 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,938 is less than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,137 is less than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Charles City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,732 678
Charles City Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 98% 91%
Charles City Community   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $7 MM
Charles City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $7 MM
Charles City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,938 $11,087
Charles City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,137 $10,614
Charles City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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
    600 5th Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6560
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 247 students                      
  • Charles CityCharles City Middle School
    500 North Grand Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6530
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 363 students                      
  • Charles CityCarrie Lane High School
    Alternative School
    502 North Jackson St
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)426-5975
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 11-12 | 30 students                      
  • Charles CityWashington Elementary School
    1406 North Grand
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6570
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 429 students                      
  • NashuaNashua-plainfield Elementary School
    621 Panama St
    NashuaIA 50658
    (641)435-4114
    9.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 276 students                      

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