Essex Junior-senior High School
Essex Junior-senior High School serves 114 students in grades 6-12.
Essex Junior-senior 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 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
Essex Junior-senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Essex Junior-senior High School's student population of 114 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Essex Junior-senior 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 Essex Junior-senior High School is 0.13, which is less 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#850 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education
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