Kingsley-pierson High School

  • Kingsley-pierson High School serves 164 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (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 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kingsley-pierson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 22%.

Top Placements

Kingsley-pierson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Kingsley-pierson High School's student population of 164 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students164 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kingsley-pierson High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kingsley-pierson High School is 0.06, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
97%
78%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kingsley-pierson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.060.23
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKingsley-pierson Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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