West Central Charter High School

  • West Central Charter High School serves 89 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • West Central Charter 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 22%.

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School Overview

  • West Central Charter High School's student population of 89 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students89 students
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of West Central Charter High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • West Central Charter High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Central Charter High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank
39%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Central Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Central Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
White
96%
78%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Central Charter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.080.23
Graduation Rate≥80%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Central Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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