519 E. 11th St.
De Witt, IA 52742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Central Dewitt High School serves 515 students in grades 9-12.
Central Dewitt High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Central Dewitt High School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Dewitt High School is ranked within the top 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 Dewitt High School is 0.24, 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
#455 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
87%
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
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 515 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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