Nevada High School

1001 15th St
Nevada, IA 50201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 468 students in grades 9-12, Nevada High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 62% (Btm 50%)
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nevada High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Nevada High School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Nevada High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nevada High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#481 out of 1221 schools
(Top 50%)
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62%
64%
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77%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
82%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
This chart display the diversity score of Nevada High School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 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 schools are Nevada High School often compared to?
Nevada High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ames High School, Gilbert High School by visitors of our site.
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 87%.
How many students attend Nevada High School?
468 students attend Nevada High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Nevada High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nevada High School?
Nevada High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to 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 Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 62% (Btm 50%)
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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