Nodaway Valley High School

  • Nodaway Valley High School serves 197 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • Nodaway Valley High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 22%.
  • Nodaway Valley High School operates within the Nodaway Valley Community School District.
  • Nodaway Valley Community School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Iowa state average of 88%.

Top Placements (Iowa)

Nodaway Valley High School is Listed among the top public schools in Iowa for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Nodaway Valley High School's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students197 students
Nodaway Valley High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Nodaway Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Nodaway Valley High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeNodaway Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Nodaway Valley High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nodaway Valley High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
75%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
Nodaway Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Nodaway Valley High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Nodaway Valley High School Black Students (1993-2016)
Black
n/a
6%
Nodaway Valley High School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
97%
78%
Nodaway Valley High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Nodaway Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNodaway Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.23
Nodaway Valley High School Diversity Score (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
Nodaway Valley High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
34%
Nodaway Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
Nodaway Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Nodaway Valley High School is Nodaway Valley Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 334 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Nodaway Valley Community School District's student population of 682 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,681 in this district is less than the state average of $10,894. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,589 is higher than the state average of $10,932. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameNodaway Valley Community School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed682679
    Nodaway Valley Community School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    78%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    75%
    District Graduation Rate≥90%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$8 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$8 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,681$10,894
    District Spending / Student$11,589$10,932
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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