West Branch High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
900 W Main
West Branch, IA 52358
Phone
(319) 643-7216
District
WEST BRANCH COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
CEDAR COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
248
Classroom Teachers
18

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

8

(10 is best)

Better than 77.2% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

West Branch High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 80
Proficiency in Reading 86 78
Proficiency in Math 90 82

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.95
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.43
AVG FOR STATE 14.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 67 27.0%
Grade 10 66 26.6%
Grade 11 55 22.2%
Grade 12 60 24.2%
Total 248 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.1% 91.7% 80.6%
Black 0.0% 1.4% 5.9%
Hispanic 5.9% 6.2% 10.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.6% 2.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.6% 22.7% 40.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.7% 18.6% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 4.1% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 4,085 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 32.2 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.5% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 36.4% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 16.3% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,709 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.6% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.3% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.9% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.1% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.5% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.5% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.0% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,818 $5,015,116 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $278 $239,636 2.6%
Staff $309 $266,358 2.9%
General Administration $365 $314,630 3.5%
School Administration $737 $635,294 7.0%
Operation $1,000 $862,000 9.5%
Transportation $414 $356,868 3.9%
Other $225 $193,950 2.1%
Total Support $3,328 $2,868,736 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,377 $1,186,974 13.1%
Total Expenditures $10,523 $9,070,826 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,373 $3,237,499,339 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $335 $170,410,884 2.7%
Staff $348 $176,608,614 2.8%
General Administration $243 $123,294,577 2.0%
School Administration $564 $286,391,365 4.6%
Operation $920 $467,427,951 7.5%
Transportation $400 $202,963,870 3.3%
Other $261 $132,578,395 2.1%
Total Support $3,070 $1,559,742,623 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,771 $1,407,576,027 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,214 $6,204,814,931 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%