Oskaloosa High School serves 642 students in grades 9-12.
Oskaloosa 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 67% (which is lower 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 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 642 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 12%
- Graduation Rate: 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 55% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 67% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Oskaloosa High School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Oskaloosa High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Oskaloosa High School is 0.22, 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
#834 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 Oskaloosa High School's ranking?
Oskaloosa High School is ranked #834 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Oskaloosa High School often compared to?
Oskaloosa High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Mahaska Junior Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Oskaloosa High School?
The graduation rate of Oskaloosa High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 89%.
How many students attend Oskaloosa High School?
642 students attend Oskaloosa High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Oskaloosa High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% 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 Oskaloosa High School?
Oskaloosa High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Oskaloosa High School offer ?
Oskaloosa High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Oskaloosa High School part of?
Oskaloosa High School is part of Oskaloosa Community School District.
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