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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • 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
244
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.1% 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 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 79
Proficiency in Reading 87 77
Proficiency in Math 92 81

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.68
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.59
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 62 25.4%
Grade 10 67 27.5%
Grade 11 62 25.4%
Grade 12 53 21.7%
Total 244 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.4% 91.5% 79.4%
Black 0.4% 1.4% 6.3%
Hispanic 5.2% 6.9% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.2% 23.4% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.9% 19.3% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 4.1% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 4,107 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 32.3 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.5% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.7% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 40.1% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,710 1,255,738
Single Parent Households With Children 5.4% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.3% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.2% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.1% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.0% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.3% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.6% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.0% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.0% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,338 $5,273,216 49.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $263 $218,816 2.1%
Staff $292 $242,944 2.3%
General Administration $364 $302,848 2.9%
School Administration $779 $648,128 6.1%
Operation $1,079 $897,728 8.5%
Transportation $427 $355,264 3.4%
Other $246 $204,672 1.9%
Total Support $3,451 $2,871,232 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,903 $2,415,296 22.9%
Total Expenditures $12,691 $10,558,912 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%