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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Metro High School is a public, alternative school located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It has 410 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 45% in reading.
Address
1212 7th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Telephone
(319) 558-2193

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
45%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
27%
Average SAT
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$55,359
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$711
National
$949
Median Home Value
$136,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
410
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,338
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.3%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,277/ year
National
$12,239
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This is my 3rd year at Metro. The teachers are very helpful and actually care about you. They have a safe space for LGBTQ+ students like me. They welcome students of all races, genders, sexualities, religions etc.
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I am Daha and it is honor for me to be part of the students who are applying this scholarship and for me even though I am still in high school but I am still good at math and science which are one of my favorite subjects and I am glade to be in this school who Provides all the needs that I want and I wish to get more
Their a great school, nice teachers.