1602 S 2nd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Marshalltown High School serves 1,486 students in grades 9-12.
Marshalltown High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower 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 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Marshalltown High School's student population of 1,486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Marshalltown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Marshalltown High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#997 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
40%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
86%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 20%)

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