3504 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Lewis Central Senior High School serves 931 students in grades 9-12.
Lewis Central Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lewis Central Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lewis Central Senior High School's student population of 931 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
931 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewis Central Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lewis Central Senior High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#139 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
84%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lewis Central Senior High School's ranking?

Lewis Central Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 69% IA state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Lewis Central Senior High School?

The graduation rate of Lewis Central Senior High School is 96%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 88%.

How many students attend Lewis Central Senior High School?

931 students attend Lewis Central Senior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

84% of Lewis Central Senior High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewis Central Senior High School?

Lewis Central Senior High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.

What grades does Lewis Central Senior High School offer ?

Lewis Central Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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