Sheldon High School

1700 East Fourth Street
Sheldon, IA 51201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Sheldon High School serves 345 students in grades 9-12.
Sheldon High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sheldon High School's student population of 345 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheldon High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Sheldon High School is 0.37, 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
#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
78%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.41
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheldon Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheldon High School is George-little Rock Senior High School (13.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sheldon Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sheldon East Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 400 students
    0.2 miles
    501 Normal College Ave
    Sheldon, IA 51201
    (712) 324-4337
    0.2 PK-4 400
  • Sheldon Sheldon Middle School Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 314 students
    0.5 miles
    310 23rd Avenue
    Sheldon, IA 51201
    (712) 324-4346
    0.5 5-8 314
  • Boyden Boyden-hull Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 323 students
    8.4 miles
    818 Lincoln St.
    Boyden, IA 51234
    (712) 725-2381
    8.4 PK-6 323
  • Hospers Hospers Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 232 students
    8.6 miles
    201 4th Ave S
    Hospers, IA 51238
    (712) 752-8480
    8.6 PK-5 232
  • Sanborn Hartley-melvin-sanborn Middle School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 193 students
    9.1 miles
    509 Main St.
    Sanborn, IA 51248
    (712) 930-3281
    9.1 5-8 193

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