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Le Mars High School

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Posted October 4, 2009

LeMars has a great music program and good teachers!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 11, 2006

Some teachers in the high school do not care about the students. Some are totally way advanced, meaning they are teaching at a college level and suggesting to the students that this is the worst class he has in 20 years of teaching. Telling his students half of the class is failing. More often than not, the teachers need to be looked at by the supt. of school. Maybe he should sit in on a class room and see if the teachers are doing all they can to help every student. I attend every parent teacher conference and get some good feedback from teachers in areas to improve my childs education, others dont seem to care. I have sent 2 through the system already and 2 to go.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 81%
Hispanic 8% 9%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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921 3rd Ave SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: (712) 546-4153

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