PROFICIENCY 65% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 6 in Creston
  • Ranked #61 of 1529 in Iowa
Proficiency Averages
65%Creston
69%Iowa

Creston High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Creston Community School District" in Creston, IA. There are a total of 468 students and 35 teachers at Creston High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Creston High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.5%, which is 6% lower than the Iowa average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students468
Teachers35
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment2
Taking some courses2
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Creston High School, there are a total of 2 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 2 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All57%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Creston High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
White 91.5% 90.0% 78.6% 51.1%
Black 1.5% 1.8% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 1.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.0% 4.6% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.4% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 2.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Creston demographics profile

StatisticCrestonIowaNational
Population7,8773,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,5185791
Median age38.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%60%55%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Creston

IndexCrestonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.4%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Creston High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.