Emmetsburg High School

205 King St
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Emmetsburg High School serves 273 students in grades 9-12.
Emmetsburg 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Emmetsburg High School's student population of 273 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Emmetsburg High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Emmetsburg High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#680 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
90%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emmetsburg High School's ranking?
Emmetsburg High School is ranked #680 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Emmetsburg High School?
The graduation rate of Emmetsburg High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Emmetsburg High School?
273 students attend Emmetsburg High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Emmetsburg High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emmetsburg High School?
Emmetsburg High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Emmetsburg High School offer ?
Emmetsburg High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Emmetsburg High School part of?
Emmetsburg High School is part of Emmetsburg Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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