Creston High School

601 W Townline
Creston, IA 50801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Creston High School serves 468 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Creston High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Creston High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Creston High School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Creston High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Creston High School is 0.17, 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
#270 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.41
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCreston Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Creston High School is Orient-macksburg Senior High School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Creston Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creston Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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