Iowa

Secondary CTE Enrollment

Public High Schools
323
Public High School Enrollment
142,143
High School CTE Concentrators
61,850
Total Secondary CTE Enrollment
107,004
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Postsecondary CTE Enrollment

Public Community Colleges
17
Public Community Colleges Enrollment (full & part-time)
134,204
Postsecondary CTE Concentrators
5,462
Total Postsecondary CTE Enrollment
10,559
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Technical Centers

Area Technical Centers
0

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Fast Facts

CTE Secondary Concentrators
  • Graduation Rate
  • Go on to Postsecondary Education
CTE Postsecondary Concentrators
  • Earn a Postsecondary Credential, Certificate, or Diploma
  • Placed in Employment, Military Service or Apprenticeships Within Six Months
Associates Degrees & Certificates
19,001
Associate Degrees and Certificates Awarded
35.3%
of All Degrees and Certificates Awarded Statewide

State CTE Director

Dennis Harden
Bureau Chief, CTE
Iowa Department of Education
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Resources

Perkins Data

Perkins Eligible Agency
Iowa Department of Education
Funding for FY20
FY20
$12,870,067
Percentage of Funding Directed to:
Secondary
Postsecondary
Combined State Plan with Perkins and WIOA
No
Ways the Secondary CTE, Postsecondary CTE and Workforce Systems Collaborate
  • Through statewide advisory committees/boards
  • Sharing labor market information
Is the State Using the Reserve Fund?
Yes
Percent of Funds Being Reserved in Total
3.0%
Percent of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside for State Correctional Institution
0.8%
Amount of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside to Prepare Students for Non-Traditional Careers
$60,000
Middle Grades That are Eligible for Perkins V Funding
5 - 8
Secondary Program Quality Indicator(s)
Work-based Learning

Postsecondary Goals

Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Goal
70% Attainment by 2025
Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Progress
53.1%

ESSA Metrics

ESSA School Quality and Student Success Indicators

Iowa adopted a Postsecondary Readiness Index (PSRI) in its high school accountability system. Components are:

  • SAT/ACT participation
  • SAT/ACT success
  • College level or other postsecondary coursework
  • CTE concentrator coursework