Preston High School (Closed 2014)

  • Preston High School served 211 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 80-84% (which was higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 72%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
98%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Preston High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.040.39
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Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston Community School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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