Colfax-mingo High School

  • Colfax-mingo High School serves 330 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Colfax-mingo High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Colfax-mingo High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Colfax-mingo High School's student population of 330 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colfax-mingo High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Colfax-mingo High School is 0.14, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#840 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.140.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColfax-Mingo Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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