Roland-story High School

1009 Story St
Story City, IA 50248
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Roland-story High School serves 336 students in grades 9-12.
Roland-story High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Roland-story High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Roland-story High School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Roland-story High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Roland-story High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#50 out of 1232 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoland-Story Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Roland-story High School is Gilbert High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roland-story Middle School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roland-story Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Story City Roland-story Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 455 students
    0.2 miles
    900 Hillcrest Dr
    Story City, IA 50248
    (515) 733-4386
    0.2 PK-4 455
  • Roland Roland-story Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 327 students
    4.8 miles
    206 S Main St
    Roland, IA 50236
    (515) 388-4348
    4.8 5-8 327
  • Gilbert Gilbert Middle School Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
    6.0 miles
    201 E. Mathews
    Gilbert, IA 50105
    (515) 232-0540
    6 6-8 383
  • Gilbert Gilbert High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 472 students
    6.2 miles
    312 Gretten
    Gilbert, IA 50105
    (515) 232-3738
    6.2 9-12 472
  • Gilbert Gilbert Intermediate School Math: 97% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 3-5 | 323 students
    6.2 miles
    103 Mathews Dr
    Gilbert, IA 50105
    (515) 232-3748
    6.2 3-5 323

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