Humboldt High School

  • Humboldt High School serves 463 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Humboldt High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 22%.

Top Placements

Humboldt High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Humboldt High School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Humboldt High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Humboldt High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rankn/a
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
89%
78%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Humboldt High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.200.23
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHumboldt Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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