Fort Dodge High School

  • Fort Dodge High School serves 1,119 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (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 68% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fort Dodge High School's student population of 1,119 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Dodge High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Dodge High School is 0.39, 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#1039 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
77%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Dodge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.390.25
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Graduation Rate
78%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Dodge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Dodge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Dodge Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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