East High School

  • East High School serves 1,068 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
  • 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 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,068 students
East High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
East High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeEast High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/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)
Two or more races
5%
3%
East High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEast High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA 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.
0.630.38
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 (1988-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

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 increased from 73% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,413 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,828 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWaterloo Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed11,084673
Waterloo Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate78%92%
Waterloo Community School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$129 MM$7 MM
Waterloo Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$133 MM$7 MM
Waterloo Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,413$11,259
Waterloo Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,828$11,298
Waterloo Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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