Dubuque Senior High School

  • Dubuque Senior High School serves 1,585 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 73% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dubuque Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Dubuque Senior High School's student population of 1,585 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dubuque Senior 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 Dubuque Senior High School is 0.37, 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#747 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
79%
76%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dubuque Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.370.41
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dubuque Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dubuque Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDubuque Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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