Fort Dodge Comm School District

109 N 25th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Fort Dodge Comm School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,065 students in Fort Dodge Comm School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Iowa.
Public High School in Fort Dodge Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Iowa public high school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 73% statewide average).
Public High School in Fort Dodge Comm School District have a Graduation Rate of 81%, which is less than the Iowa average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Fort Dodge High School, with 81% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Iowa or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public high school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
7 Schools
365 Schools
# Students
3,625 Students
170,655 Students
# Teachers
240 Teachers
11,309 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Fort Dodge Comm School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 81% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#318 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fort Dodge Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Dodge Comm   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.
53%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Dodge Comm   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.
81%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fort Dodge Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.42
# American Indian Students
7 Students
822 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
25 Students
4,035 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
521 Students
20,056 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
12%
# Black Students
264 Students
10,264 Students
% Black Students
7%
6%
# White Students
2,468 Students
127,713 Students
% White Students
68%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
655 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
310 Students
7,063 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
108
103
# Students in K Grade:
300
150
# Students in 1st Grade:
276
171
# Students in 2nd Grade:
265
190
# Students in 3rd Grade:
274
179
# Students in 4th Grade:
284
224
# Students in 5th Grade:
263
348
# Students in 6th Grade:
259
1,492
# Students in 7th Grade:
249
5,348
# Students in 8th Grade:
282
8,227
# Students in 9th Grade:
270
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
263
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
262
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
270
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,022 is higher than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,478 is higher than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fort Dodge Comm   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
$60 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Fort Dodge Comm   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
$17,022
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fort Dodge Comm   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
$16,478
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fort Dodge Comm   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 Fort Dodge Comm School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fort Dodge High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
819 N 25th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 955-1770
Grades: 9-12
| 1,065 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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