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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
North Tama High School is a public school located in Traer, IA. It has 223 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.
Address
605 Walnut
Traer, IA 50675
Telephone
(319) 478-2265
Website

North Tama High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
Average ACT
25
21 responses
AP Enrollment
7%
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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
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$54,943
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$678
National
$949
Median Home Value
$110,500
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.
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  • Annual Swing Show
    40%
  • Athletic events
    40%
  • Going to State in every sport offered
    20%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
223
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,585
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.7%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$11,445/ year
National
$12,239
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.6 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
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Being from a small school helps to get everyone involved and allows for more opportunities for students. Small classes make it so everyone knows everyone and many parents get involved too.
Our activities range from sports to art club, speech, FCCLA, FFA, Spanish club, color guard, winter guard, jazz band, Student Council, and a few others.The after school activities are fun and anyone can participate their only flaws are that if you are like me and in almost everything you do not have time to do everything because they often occur at the same time. Some fun and popular options are Spanish club and many of the sports. We also have art club which is fun but not many people go because we have a new teacher and they don't know her so they don't know what to think about her. The sports require the most commitment the rest are pretty flexible. Our activities range from