Central DeWitt School District

331 E. 8th St
De Witt, IA 52742-0110
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Central DeWitt School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 533 students in Central DeWitt School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in Iowa.
Public High School in Central DeWitt School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Iowa public high school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 73% statewide average).
Public High School in Central DeWitt School District have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the Iowa average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Central Dewitt High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Iowa or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public high school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
4 Schools
365 Schools
# Students
1,569 Students
170,655 Students
# Teachers
121 Teachers
11,309 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Central DeWitt School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 327 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#54 out of 327 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Central DeWitt   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
73%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central DeWitt   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
79%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central DeWitt   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central DeWitt   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.18
0.42
# American Indian Students
2 Students
822 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
4,035 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
53 Students
20,056 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
12%
# Black Students
40 Students
10,264 Students
% Black Students
3%
6%
# White Students
1,418 Students
127,713 Students
% White Students
90%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
655 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
48 Students
7,063 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
56
103
# Students in K Grade:
118
150
# Students in 1st Grade:
107
171
# Students in 2nd Grade:
97
190
# Students in 3rd Grade:
94
179
# Students in 4th Grade:
110
224
# Students in 5th Grade:
107
348
# Students in 6th Grade:
112
1,492
# Students in 7th Grade:
109
5,348
# Students in 8th Grade:
126
8,227
# Students in 9th Grade:
142
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
129
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
136
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
126
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,250 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,096 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$24 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Central DeWitt   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$21 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Central DeWitt   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,250
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central DeWitt   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,096
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central DeWitt   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Central DeWitt School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Dewitt High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
519 E. 11th St.
De Witt, IA 52742
(563) 659-0715
Grades: 9-12
| 533 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 73% (Top 30%)
  • : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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