400 Barber Street
Central City, IA 52214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Central City High School serves 135 students in grades 9-12.
Central City High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Central City High School's student population of 135 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Central City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central City High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#718 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 135 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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