Charles City High School

  • Charles City High School serves 487 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Charles City High School operates within the Charles City Community School District.
  • Charles City Community School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 487 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students487 students
Charles City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Charles City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Charles City High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCharles City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Charles City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
Charles City High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Charles City High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
7%
5%
Charles City High School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
85%
78%
Charles City High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCharles City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.270.38
Charles City High School Diversity Score (1989-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
34%
Charles City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Charles City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Charles City Community School District's student population of 1,552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,921 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,782 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCharles City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed1,552673
Charles City Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate86%92%
Charles City Community School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$18 MM$7 MM
Charles City Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$17 MM$7 MM
Charles City Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,921$11,259
Charles City Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,782$11,298
Charles City Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: KG-5 | 273 students
    0.5 miles
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    (641)257-6560
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  • Charles CityCharles City Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    500 North Grand Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6530
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  • Charles CityCarrie Lane High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 21 students
    1.1 miles
    502 North Jackson St.
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)426-5975
    1.111-1221
  • Charles CityWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    1.4 miles
    1406 N Grand
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6570
    1.4PK-5411
  • NashuaNashua-plainfield Elementary School
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    9.7 miles
    621 Panama St
    NashuaIA 50658
    (641)435-4114
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