Guthrie Center High School

906 School St
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 217 students in grades 9-12, Guthrie Center High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 70%).
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 Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Guthrie Center High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Guthrie Center High School's student population of 217 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Guthrie Center High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Guthrie Center High School is 0.13, 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.
This School
State Level (IA)
#674 out of 1233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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60-64%
64%
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70-74%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Guthrie Center High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Guthrie Center High School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Guthrie Center High School and public school graduation rate of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Guthrie Center High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Guthrie Center High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Guthrie Center High School's ranking?
Guthrie Center High School is ranked #674 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Guthrie Center High School often compared to?
Guthrie Center High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Panorama High School, West Central Valley High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% 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 70% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Guthrie Center High School?
The graduation rate of Guthrie Center High School is 90%, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 90%.
How many students attend Guthrie Center High School?
217 students attend Guthrie Center High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Guthrie Center High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Guthrie Center High School?
Guthrie Center High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Guthrie Center High School offer ?
Guthrie Center High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Guthrie Center High School part of?
Guthrie Center High School is part of Guthrie Center Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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