Seymour High School

100 South Park
Seymour, IA 52590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Seymour High School serves 150 students in grades 5-12.
Seymour 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Seymour High School's student population of 150 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Seymour 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 Seymour High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1011 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
95%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seymour High School's ranking?
Seymour High School is ranked #1011 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Seymour High School?
The graduation rate of Seymour High School is 80%, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Seymour High School?
150 students attend Seymour High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Seymour High School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Seymour High School?
Seymour High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Seymour High School offer ?
Seymour High School offers enrollment in grades 5-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Seymour High School part of?
Seymour High School is part of Seymour Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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