West Central Charter High School

  • West Central Charter High School serves 74 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Central Charter High School's student population of 74 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Central Charter High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 9:1 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 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1185 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
77%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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White
96%
76%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.41
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Central Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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