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Van Meter Junior/Senior High School
  • Public
  • VAN METER, IA

Report Card

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

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Van Meter Junior/Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in VAN METER, IA. It has 242 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
24
73 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$91,673
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,208
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$274,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 9 responses
  • Homecoming
    22%
  • Spirit Week
    22%
  • Street painting during homecoming.
    22%
  • Actively participating in everything.
    11%
  • Being rowdy at basketball games.
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • School plays
    11%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
242
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,198
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.1%
80%
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
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$17,322 / year
National
$12,239
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

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