601 W Townline
Creston, IA 50801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Creston High School serves 520 students in grades 9-12.
Creston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Creston High School's student population of 520 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Creston High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Creston High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#772 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
89%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 520 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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