Charles City High School

  • Charles City High School serves 487 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • 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 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 487 students
Charles City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Charles City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Charles City High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Charles City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Charles City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Charles City High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Charles City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA 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.
0.27 0.22
Charles City High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,505 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,803 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Charles City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,552 673
Charles City Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 92%
Charles City Community School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $9 MM
Charles City Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $8 MM
Charles City Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,505 $13,242
Charles City Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,803 $12,536
Charles City Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • Charles CityLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 273 students
    0.5 miles
    600 5th Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6560
    0.5KG-5273
  • Charles CityCharles City Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    500 North Grand Ave
    Charles CityIA 50616
    (641)257-6530
    0.86-8360
  • 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
    Grades: PK-4 | 288 students
    9.7 miles
    621 Panama St
    NashuaIA 50658
    (641)435-4114
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