Mason City High School



Mason City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mason City High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 336
10 260
11 235
12 211

Mason City High School is a public high school of the Mason City Community School District located in Mason City, IA. It has 1,042 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mason City High School is the 41st largest public high school in Iowa and the 5,604th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,042
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.8

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Mason City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 525
(50%)
843
(50%)
 Male 517
(50%)
851
(50%)

Mason City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 886
(85%)
1,429
(84%)
 Hispanic 73
(7%)
130
(8%)
 Black 42
(4%)
75
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
32
(2%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mason City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 650
(62%)
942
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(31%)
611
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
141
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mason City High School is ranked 32nd out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mason City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mason City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1253
2006 1216
2007 1144
2008 1133
2009 1136
2010 1105
2011 1057
2012 1042

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.1
2007 15.4
2008 15.2
2009 16.7
2010 19.4
2011 17.5
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28092577813248
2006 0.27467105263158
2007 0.26486013986014
2008 0.29037952338923
2009 0.3125
2010 0.33393665158371
2011 0.37748344370861
2012 0.37619961612284

Compare Mason City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 37.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,042 16.6:1  
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