Montezuma High School

  • Montezuma High School serves 144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Montezuma High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Montezuma High School's student population of 144 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montezuma High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montezuma High School is 0.06, 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 School Rank (16-17)#169 out of 1239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
77%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
97%
76%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.060.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontezuma Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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