Solon High School

600 W. 5th Street
Solon, IA 52333
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 482 students in grades 9-12, Solon High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 83% (Top 10%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Solon High School's student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Solon High School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Solon High School is 0.12, 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)
#34 out of 1221 schools
(Top 5%)
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83%
64%
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92%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
94%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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0.12
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≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Solon High School's ranking?
Solon High School is ranked #34 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Solon High School often compared to?
Solon High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clear Creek Amana High School, West Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 92% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Solon High School?
The graduation rate of Solon High School is 95%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Solon High School?
482 students attend Solon High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Solon High School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Solon High School?
Solon High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Solon High School offer ?
Solon High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Solon High School part of?
Solon High School is part of Solon Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 83% (Top 10%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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