Central Lee High School

2642 Highway 218
Donnellson, IA 52625
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Central Lee High School serves 329 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Central Lee High School's student population of 329 students has grown by 5% 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
329 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 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Lee High School is 0.08, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#452 out of 1221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
96%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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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%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Lee High School's ranking?
Central Lee High School is ranked #452 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Central Lee High School often compared to?
Central Lee High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fort Madison High School, Keokuk High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 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 95%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Central Lee High School?
329 students attend Central Lee High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Central Lee High School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 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 16:1, 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).
What school district is Central Lee High School part of?
Central Lee High School is part of Central Lee Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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