214 High St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
East High School serves 908 students in grades 9-12.
East 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

East High School's student population of 908 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
908 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

East 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 East High School is 0.65, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1055 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
33%
6%
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White
48%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 908 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 10%)

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