Mason City High School

1700 4th St. Se
Mason City, IA 50401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mason City High School serves 991 students in grades 9-12.
Mason City High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mason City High School's student population of 991 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students991 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Mason City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mason City High School is 0.33, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#827 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
81%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.41
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMason City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mason City High School is Alternative School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Adams Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mason City Jefferson Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 417 students
    0.2 miles
    1421 4th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4411
    0.2 PK-4 417
  • Mason City John Adams Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 554 students
    0.2 miles
    29 S Illinois Ave
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4420
    0.2 7-8 554
  • Mason City Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
    0.3 miles
    19 N. Illinois Ave.
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4426
    0.3 9-12 84
  • Mason City Harding Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 345 students
    1.3 miles
    1239 N Rhode Island Ave
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4406
    1.3 PK-4 345
  • Mason City Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 419 students
    1.5 miles
    313 15th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4415
    1.5 PK-4 419

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