Tri-county High School

Tri-county High School serves 96 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Tri-county High School operates within the Tri-county Community School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 96 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 96 students
Tri-county High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Tri-county High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tri-county High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 8:1 14:1
Tri-county High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Tri-county High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Black
n/a
5%
Tri-county High School Black (2001-2008)
White
97%
81%
Tri-county High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tri-county High School Sch Ethnicity Tri-county 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.
0.06 0.34
Tri-county 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.
34%
33%
Tri-county 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.
6%
7%
Tri-county High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 275 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Tri-county Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 275 673
Tri-county Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 91%
Tri-county Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $7 MM
Tri-county Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $7 MM
Tri-county Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,757 $11,087
Tri-county Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,325 $10,614
Tri-county 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 New Directions Learning Center (11.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tri-county Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tri-county Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Thornburg Tri-county Elementary School
    3003 Hwy 22
    Thornburg , IA , 50255
    (641)634-2632
    0  mi  |  142  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Thornburg Tri-county Junior High School
    3003 Hwy 22
    Thornburg , IA , 50255
    (641)634-2636
    0  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Sigourney Sigourney Elementary School
    509 South Jefferson
    Sigourney , IA , 52591
    (641)622-2350
    10.9  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sigourney Sigourney Preschool
    300 West Kelly St
    Sigourney , IA , 52591
    (641)622-2566
    11  mi  |  38  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Sigourney New Directions Learning Center
    Alternative School
    907 East Pleasant Valley
    Sigourney , IA , 52591
    (641)622-3108
    Alternative School
    11.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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