2642 Highway 218
Donnellson, IA 52625
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Central Lee High School serves 320 students in grades 9-12.
Central Lee High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Lee High School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Lee 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 Lee High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
94%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 69% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Central Lee High School?

The graduation rate of Central Lee High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 88%.

How many students attend Central Lee High School?

320 students attend Central Lee High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Central Lee High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Lee High School?

Central Lee High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.

What grades does Central Lee High School offer ?

Central Lee High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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