East High School

  • East High School serves 1,068 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • East High School operates within the Waterloo Community School District.
  • Waterloo Community School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1068 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,068 students
East High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
East High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade East High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
East High School American Indian Students (2002-2005)
Asian
1%
2%
East High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
11%
10%
East High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
33%
5%
East High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
50%
78%
East High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
East High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
East High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups East High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.22
East High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
34%
East High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
East High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Waterloo Community School District's student population of 11,084 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,557 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,837 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Waterloo Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 11,084 673
Waterloo Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 92%
Waterloo Community School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $9 MM
Waterloo Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $136 MM $8 MM
Waterloo Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,557 $13,242
Waterloo Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,837 $12,536
Waterloo Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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