Sidney High School

2754 Knox Road
Sidney, IA 51652
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Sidney High School serves 258 students in grades 7-12.
Sidney High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sidney High School's student population of 258 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Sidney High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sidney High School is 0.13, 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
#346 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.41
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSidney 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 Sidney High School is Fremont-mills Middle And Senior High School (10.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sidney Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sidney Sidney Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 264 students
    0.9 miles
    1002 Illinois St
    Sidney, IA 51652
    (712) 374-2647
    0.9 PK-6 264
  • Hamburg Marnie Simons Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 98 students
    8.8 miles
    309 S St
    Hamburg, IA 51640
    (712) 382-2017
    8.8 PK-5 98
  • Tabor Fremont-mills Middle And Senior High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 193 students
    10.0 miles
    1114 Hwy 275
    Tabor, IA 51653
    (712) 629-2325
    10 7-12 193
  • Hamburg Hamburg Middle School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
    10.3 miles
    309 S St
    Hamburg, IA 51640
    (712) 382-2017
    10.3 6-8 45
  • Nebraska City Ne Center For Education Of Blind Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    10.9 miles
    824 10th Ave
    Nebraska City, NE 68410
    (402) 873-5513
    10.9 PK-12 n/a

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