Central Dewitt High School

519 E. 11th St.
De Witt, IA 52742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 533 students in grades 9-12, Central Dewitt High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 67% (Top 50%)
  • : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Central Dewitt High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Central Dewitt High School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Dewitt High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central Dewitt High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#357 out of 1233 schools
(Top 30%)
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67%
64%
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83%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
90%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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90-94%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Dewitt High School's ranking?
Central Dewitt High School is ranked #357 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Central Dewitt High School often compared to?
Central Dewitt High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clinton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central Dewitt High School?
The graduation rate of Central Dewitt High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 90%.
How many students attend Central Dewitt High School?
533 students attend Central Dewitt High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Central Dewitt High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Dewitt High School?
Central Dewitt High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central Dewitt High School offer ?
Central Dewitt High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Central Dewitt High School part of?
Central Dewitt High School is part of Central DeWitt School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 67% (Top 50%)
  • : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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