Nevada High School serves 479 students in grades 9-12.
Nevada High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 479 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 62% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 77% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Nevada High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Nevada High School's student population of 479 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nevada High School is ranked within the top 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 Nevada High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#481 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Nevada High School's ranking?
Nevada High School is ranked #481 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nevada High School?
The graduation rate of Nevada High School is 95%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 89%.
How many students attend Nevada High School?
479 students attend Nevada High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Nevada High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nevada High School?
Nevada High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nevada High School offer ?
Nevada High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nevada High School part of?
Nevada High School is part of Nevada Community School District.
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