Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School

  • Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School serves 154 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School's student population of 154 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1199 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
13%
11%
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Black
41%
6%
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White
43%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.25
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Graduation Rate60-64%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIowa City Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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