Perry High School

  • Perry High School serves 627 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Perry 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 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Perry High School's student population of 627 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Perry 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Perry High School is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#962 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
51%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
45%
77%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Perry High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.540.40
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perry High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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