Underwood High School

  • Underwood High School serves 273 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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.
  • Underwood High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Underwood High School's student population of 273 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Underwood 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 Underwood High School is 0.15, 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#322 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
92%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnderwood Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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