Mid City High School

3801 Marquette Street
Davenport, IA 52806
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mid City High School serves 125 students in grades 9-12.
Mid City 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% 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)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-54% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Mid City High School's student population of 125 students has declined by 57% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 48% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Mid City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mid City High School is 0.65, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1161 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
18%
7%
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White
53%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
50-54%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mid City High School's ranking?
Mid City High School is ranked #1161 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Mid City High School often compared to?
Mid City High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North High School, Pleasant Valley High School, West High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mid City High School?
The graduation rate of Mid City High School is 50-54%, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Mid City High School?
125 students attend Mid City High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Mid City High School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mid City High School?
Mid City High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mid City High School offer ?
Mid City High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mid City High School part of?
Mid City High School is part of Davenport Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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