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Roosevelt High School
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  • Public
  • DES MOINES, IA

Report Card

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

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Roosevelt High School is an above average, public school located in DES MOINES, IA. It has 2,120 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 31 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1310
64 responses
Average ACT
26
403 responses
AP Enrollment
31%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$41,538
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$777
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$147,740
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 30 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 30 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 78 responses
  • Senior party at the school after graduation
    26%
  • Football/Basketball games
    18%
  • Pep Assembly
    13%
  • School Plays
    10%
  • Sharks Pageant
    10%
  • Musicals
    8%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,120
Free or Reduced Lunch
55%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 37 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 37 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
31:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,070
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.1%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,991 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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