Baxter High School

  • Baxter High School serves 226 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Baxter High School operates within the Baxter Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 226 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 226 students
Baxter High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Baxter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Baxter High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Baxter High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Baxter High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Baxter High School American Indian Students (2001-2008)
Asian
n/a
2%
Baxter High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Baxter High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Baxter High School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
95%
78%
Baxter High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Baxter High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Baxter High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Baxter 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.
0.10 0.22
Baxter High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
16%
34%
Baxter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
3%
7%
Baxter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baxter Community School District's student population of 459 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,740 is higher than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,122 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Baxter Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 459 673
Baxter Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $9 MM
Baxter Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $5 MM $8 MM
Baxter Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,740 $13,242
Baxter Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,122 $12,536
Baxter Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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    0 miles
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    (641)792-2498
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