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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Hinton High School is a public school located in Hinton, IA. It has 335 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.
Address
315 W Grand
Hinton, IA 51024
Telephone
(712) 947-4328
Website
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Hinton High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1190
5 responses
Average ACT
24
53 responses
AP Enrollment
11%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
Median Household Income
$70,074
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$746
National
$949
Median Home Value
$165,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
56%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
33%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
Report
  • Homeroom treats on Friday
    57%
  • Dodgeball tournaments
    43%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
335
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,241
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%
20%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.10 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.10 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.10 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$14,236/ year
National
$12,239
33%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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Hinton High School provided me with a great learning environment and has given me various opportunities allowing me to work to the best of my abilities as I have grown throughout my life. I recommend Hinton to anyone without a doubt. The staff have helped to prepare me for what my future life will be like, and have set me and my classmates on the path of success. I first came to Hinton in Kindergarten and now being a Junior in highschool, i'm glad my parents chose to send me here.
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Everyone here wants to see you succeed, and they are willing to help you do that. There are several different types of activities, teams, and clubs here, and the school works to adjust schedules to allow you to do all of them. The only problem is that the school doesn't have a lot of money to work with, so some things may be a little outdated.
I've been going to Hinton school since Kindergarten and I have gotten to know all the teachers and staff very well. I love our principal, Mrs. Wendt. She is the best! I like how she is dedicated to her job and always wants to help kids. She gets to know every student and knows what kind of person they are so she can relate if they are struggling.