School Details

Albia High School

503 B Ave East, Albia, IA 52531
(641) 932-2161

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 352 students 12 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade


Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) to test students in grade 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Albia Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Albia High School is a public high school in Albia. 352 students attend Albia High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 34% of the 352 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Albia High School is 12:1. Albia School of Success is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 93%
Multiracial 3% 2%
Hispanic 3% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 0%
Asian 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 39%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    ACHS is an innovative school; most teachers the counselors and administrators work to do what is good for students.

  • (3 years ago)

    If you academics are more important than education then this is a great school to put your student in. If you want your student to have 4 "study halls" and only take maybe 2 classes then this is a great school for your student. However if you want your student to graduate with a wide understanding of various topics and be prepared for college don't send your student here. Vary few students receive the education they need. They get babied and don't learn responsibility or ownership for their actions. Athletes are given a golden ticket to get away with anything while those that want to learn get shuffled to the side and lose out on a lot of opportunity because of those that lack motivation and lack general interest in their education.

  • (3 years ago)

    This school does not try to educate students. Instead they just try and get them to pass. Most students that attend a 4 year college after graduating are not prepared and eventually drop out. The Administration has favorites and it shows. They will dicipline one student one way and turn around at treat another student completely different based on their last name. I would never let my child attend Albia.

  • (6 years ago)

    As a former parent and now grandparent I think Albia Schools are excellent in understand the needs of children seperately not as a group. I feel the current personnel in the grade school and middle school are one of the best in iowa.

  • (6 years ago)

    Spending more money on sports than educational programs and it shows!

  • (7 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school district with many highly motivated educator. I couldn't be any more pleased with the quality of the education my children are receiving.

  • (7 years ago)

    We lived in albia for 5 years. I was so excited for my daughter to get to high school. She Finally made it and she was so happy. She told me that there we many academics and the teachers were so nice and helpful. Then we moved a couple of weeks ago and she just fell to pieces..she didnt want to leave this school...she would miss her friends..and her favorite teacher...Mrs. Koehler..she talked about her all the time..Thank you Mrs. Koehler for teaching my daughter leadership qualities.

  • (10 years ago)

    I went to Albia 2 years ago and had so many great opportunities! You can be as involved as you want to be and can get some great experiences! The teacher's are willing to work with you yet have high enough expectations. The principal was always trying to think of new ways to get more student unity spirit and involvement. You could tell her sense of pride she had for her job. I recieved a great education and have a lot of great memories from my time at Albia.

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Overall score

(based on 13 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement


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