Liberty High School

1400 S. Dubuque Street
North Liberty, IA 52317
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 1,145 students in grades 9-12, Liberty High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,145 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 71% (Top 50%)
  • : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Liberty High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Liberty High School's student population of 1,145 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,145 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Liberty High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Liberty High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#315 out of 1221 schools
(Top 30%)
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71%
64%
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80%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
11%
7%
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White
72%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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0.46
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94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Liberty High School's ranking?
Liberty High School is ranked #315 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Liberty High School often compared to?
Liberty High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Senior High School, Iowa City High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Liberty High School?
The graduation rate of Liberty High School is 94%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Liberty High School?
1,145 students attend Liberty High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Liberty High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Liberty High School?
Liberty High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Liberty High School offer ?
Liberty High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Liberty High School part of?
Liberty High School is part of Iowa City Comm School District.
In what neighborhood is Liberty High School located?
Liberty High School is located in the Penn neighborhood of North Liberty, IA. There are 3 other public schools located in Penn.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,145 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 94% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 71% (Top 50%)
  • : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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