Seymour High School

100 South Park
Seymour, IA 52590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Seymour High School serves 118 students in grades 7-12.
Seymour High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Seymour High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Seymour High School's student population of 118 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Seymour High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Seymour High School is 0.06, 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
#685 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
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11%
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Black
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6%
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White
97%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.41
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeymour Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Seymour High School is Wayne Community Junior Senior High School (11.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seymour Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seymour Seymour Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 136 students
    0.0 miles
    100 South Park
    Seymour, IA 52590
    (641) 898-2291
    0 PK-6 136
  • Corydon Wayne Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 372 students
    11.8 miles
    607 South West Street
    Corydon, IA 50060
    (641) 872-1034
    11.8 PK-6 372
  • Corydon Wayne Community Junior Senior High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 270 students
    11.9 miles
    102 N Dekalb Street
    Corydon, IA 50060
    (641) 872-2184
    11.9 7-12 270
  • Centerville Lakeview Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 409 students
    12.8 miles
    1800 S 11th St
    Centerville, IA 52544
    (641) 856-0637
    12.8 2-5 409
  • Centerville Howar Junior High School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 294 students
    12.9 miles
    850 S Park Street
    Centerville, IA 52544
    (641) 856-0760
    12.9 6-8 294

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