Fort Madison High School

  • Fort Madison High School serves 567 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fort Madison High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Fort Madison High School's student population of 567 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Madison High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Madison High School is 0.32, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#550 out of 1239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
82%
76%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.41
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Madison Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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