North High School

  • North High School serves 1,488 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • North High School's student population of 1,488 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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)#1018 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
39%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.670.40
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Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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