Marshalltown High School

  • Marshalltown High School serves 1,457 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Marshalltown High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Marshalltown High School's student population of 1,457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marshalltown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marshalltown High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1050 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
50%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
41%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marshalltown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.580.40
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marshalltown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marshalltown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshalltown Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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