Essex Junior-senior High School

  • Essex Junior-senior High School serves 127 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Essex Junior-senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Essex Junior-senior High School's student population of 127 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Essex Junior-senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Essex Junior-senior High School is 0.13, which is less 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#564 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
93%
77%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.25
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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