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

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Waukee Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in Waukee, IA. It has 2,081 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Waukee Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1340
50 responses
Average ACT
26
512 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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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
$94,580
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,130
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$238,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 115 responses
  • Football games
    27%
  • Homecoming
    21%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Show choir
    9%
  • Festival of Peace
    6%
  • Waukee Invitational
    6%
  • Baseball games Track meets
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,081
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,996
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.1%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 57 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 57 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,870 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 67 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 67 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 67 responses

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