Charles City High School

Tel: (641)257-6510
Grades: 9-12

546 students

Charles City High School serves 546 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
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 546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 546 students
Charles City High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Charles City High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Charles City High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Charles City High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Charles City High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Charles City High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Charles City High School Black (1993-2012)
White
89%
81%
Charles City High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Charles City High School Sch Ethnicity Charles City 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.
0.21 0.54
Charles City 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.
30%
33%
Charles City 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.
8%
7%
Charles City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,710 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Charles City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,710 686
Charles City Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 91%
Charles City Community   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM n/a
Charles City Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM n/a
Charles City Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,938 $0
Charles City Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,137 $0
Charles City 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

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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Charles City Lincoln Elementary School
    600 5th Ave
    Charles City , IA , 50616
    (641)257-6560
    0.5  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Charles City Charles City Middle School
    500 North Grand Ave
    Charles City , IA , 50616
    (641)257-6530
    0.8  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Charles City Carrie Lane High School
    Alternative School
    502 North Jackson St
    Charles City , IA , 50616
    (641)426-5975
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Charles City Washington Elementary School
    1406 North Grand
    Charles City , IA , 50616
    (641)257-6570
    1.4  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Nashua Nashua-plainfield Elementary School
    621 Panama St
    Nashua , IA , 50658
    (641)435-4114
    9.7  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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Iowa public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Iowa is Adair-casey Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.