School Details

West Hancock High School

420 9th Ave SW, Britt, IA 50423
(641) 843-3863
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 192 students 15 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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78%

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. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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69%
81%
74%
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82%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

In 2012-2013 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 2013
  • West Hancock Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

West Hancock High School is a public high school in Wesley. 192 students go to West Hancock High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 35% of the 192 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at West Hancock High School is 15:1. Woden-Crystal Lake- Titonka High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

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

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 89% 80%
Hispanic 8% 15%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 1%
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 35% 44%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Too much emphasis on sports. Intellectual students not valued. Music department is deplorable. Thank goodness for a fine public library in the community.

  • (6 years ago)

    Average school. Very sports oriented. Poor support of fine arts programs. Few AP courses for juniors and seniors

  • (8 years ago)

    Great Town Supportive Parents Good Academics Good sports programs E.C. activities were good when I attended needs more students and better pay for teachers

  • (11 years ago)

    West Hancock needs better teachers who are going to listen to the students and then teach.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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