Baxter High School

Baxter High School serves 229 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Baxter High School operates within the Baxter Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 229 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 229 students
Baxter High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Baxter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Baxter High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
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 0.12 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 (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Baxter High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Baxter High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
94%
79%
Baxter High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Baxter High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.22
Baxter High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
15%
34%
Baxter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Baxter Community School District's student population of 384 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,282 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,144 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Baxter Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 384 670
Baxter Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $7 MM
Baxter Community   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $4 MM $7 MM
Baxter Community   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,282 $11,259
Baxter Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,144 $11,298
Baxter Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Basics And Beyond Alternative School (9.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (10.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baxter Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BaxterBaxter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 238 students
    0 miles
    202 East State
    BaxterIA 50028
    (641)227-3102
    0PK-5238
  • CollinsCollins-maxwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 225 students
    9.5 miles
    416 Fourth Ave
    CollinsIA 50055
    (641)385-2446
    9.5PK-5225
  • NewtonThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 429 students
    9.5 miles
    103 Thomas Jefferson Rd
    NewtonIA 50208
    (641)792-2498
    9.5KG-3429
  • NewtonBasics And Beyond Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 57 students
    9.9 miles
    700 North 4th Ave East
    NewtonIA 50208
    (641)792-5809
    9.910-1257
  • NewtonEmerson Hough Elementary School
    Grades: PK | 126 students
    10.1 miles
    700 North 4th Ave East
    NewtonIA 50208
    (641)792-3982
    10.1PK126

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