North Cedar High School

Tel: (563)942-3341
Grades: 9-12

256 students

North Cedar High School serves 256 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
North Cedar High School operates within the North Cedar Community School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 256 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 256 students
North Cedar High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
North Cedar High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Cedar High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 13:1 14:1
North Cedar High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
North Cedar High School Asian (1991-2010)
Hispanic
2%
9%
North Cedar High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
North Cedar High School Black (1991-2011)
White
94%
81%
North Cedar High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Cedar High School Sch Ethnicity North Cedar 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.
0.12 0.21
North Cedar High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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%
North Cedar 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.
5%
7%
North Cedar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 819 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name North Cedar Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 819 666
North Cedar Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 91%
North Cedar Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $7 MM
North Cedar Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM $7 MM
North Cedar Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,354 $11,087
North Cedar Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,204 $10,614
North Cedar 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 Olin Junior-senior High School (7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Cedar Middle School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Cedar Mechanicsville Elementary Center (5 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Cedar County, IA 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 0.00, which is lower than the Iowa average of 0.21. The most diverse school district in Cedar County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.