West Branch High School

900 W Main
West Branch, IA 52358
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
West Branch High School serves 258 students in grades 9-12.
West Branch High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

West Branch High School's student population of 258 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

West Branch High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 West Branch High School is 0.24, 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
#207 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
87%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.41
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Branch Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Branch High School is Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School (7.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Branch Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hoover Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Branch Hoover Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 361 students
    0.6 miles
    148 N Oliphant
    West Branch, IA 52358
    (319) 643-7211
    0.6 PK-4 361
  • West Branch West Branch Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 227 students
    0.6 miles
    225 N Maple
    West Branch, IA 52358
    (319) 643-5324
    0.6 5-8 227
  • Iowa City Helen Lemme Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
    6.7 miles
    3100 Washington St
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 688-1125
    6.7 PK-6 376
  • Iowa City Robert Lucas Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 455 students
    7.0 miles
    830 Southlawn Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 688-1140
    7 K-6 455
  • Iowa City Southeast Junior High School Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 757 students
    7.4 miles
    2501 Bradford Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52240
    (319) 688-1070
    7.4 7-8 757

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