Twin Cedars Junior Senior High School

2204 Highway G71
Bussey, IA 50044
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Twin Cedars Junior Senior High School serves 149 students in grades 7-12.
Twin Cedars Junior Senior 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Twin Cedars Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Twin Cedars Junior Senior High School's student population of 149 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Twin Cedars Junior Senior 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 Twin Cedars Junior Senior 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
#995 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
97%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.41
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTwin Cedars Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Twin Cedars Junior Senior High School is Knoxville High School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knoxville Middle School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twin Cedars Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bussey Twin Cedars Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 218 students
    0.0 miles
    2204 Highway G71
    Bussey, IA 50044
    (641) 944-5245
    0 PK-6 218
  • Knoxville Knoxville High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 509 students
    11.7 miles
    1811 W Madison
    Knoxville, IA 50138
    (641) 842-2173
    11.7 9-12 509
  • Knoxville Knoxville Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 387 students
    11.7 miles
    102 N Lincoln
    Knoxville, IA 50138
    (641) 842-3315
    11.7 6-8 387
  • Knoxville Northstar Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 412 students
    11.8 miles
    407 W Larson
    Knoxville, IA 50138
    (641) 842-6527
    11.8 3-5 412
  • Knoxville West Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 417 students
    11.8 miles
    306 S Park Lane Dr
    Knoxville, IA 50138
    (641) 842-2185
    11.8 PK-2 417

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