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East High School
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  • Public
  • DES MOINES, IA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade C
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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East High School is a public school located in DES MOINES, IA. It has 2,079 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1130
14 responses
Average ACT
21
178 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$43,474
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$825
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$97,221
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 22 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 61 responses
  • Supporting the various teams at their games
    21%
  • East Side night at the Iowa State Fair
    15%
  • The summer, winter, and spring kickoffs
    13%
  • Homecoming week and the assembly
    11%
  • Prom
    10%
  • School events, faculty-student dodgeball
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,079
Free or Reduced Lunch
82%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,070
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,991 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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