Colo-nesco Middle/High School

  • Colo-nesco Middle/High School serves 274 students in grades 5-12.
  • 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 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Colo-nesco Middle/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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Colo-nesco Middle/High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Colo-nesco Middle/High School's student population of 274 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 53% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colo-nesco Middle/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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colo-nesco Middle/High School is 0.11, 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#634 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)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.110.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColo-Nesco Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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