Metro High School



Metro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Metro 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
9 111
10 100
11 97
12 102

Metro High School is a public high school of the Cedar Rapids Community School District located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It has 410 students in grades 9th through 12th. Metro High School is the 119th largest public high school in Iowa and the 12,376th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 410
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,376th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 119th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 323rd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 158th out of 366

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Metro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 219
(53%)
2,479
(49%)
 Male 191
(47%)
2,548
(51%)

Metro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 243
(59%)
3,603
(72%)
 Black 104
(25%)
755
(15%)
 Two or More 34
(8%)
269
(5%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
250
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
114
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

Metro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(76%)
1,906
(38%)
 Not Eligible 79
(19%)
2,835
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
286
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Metro High School is ranked 39th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Metro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Metro High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 556
2006 559
2007 577
2008 579
2009 573
2010 460
2011 N/A
2012 336
2013 353
2014 374
2015 410

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.6
2007 18.6
2008 18.7
2009 17.9
2010 12.8
2011 N/A
2012 10.5
2013 12.2
2014 11.2
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64568345323741
2006 0.65116279069767
2007 0.60138648180243
2008 0.60621761658031
2009 0.56719022687609
2010 0.70434782608696
2011
2012 0.82440476190476
2013 0.80453257790368
2014 0.81550802139037
2015 0.80731707317073

Compare Metro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 410 16.8:1  
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