Denison High School



Denison High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denison 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
9 185
10 207
11 180
12 201

Denison High School is a public high school of the Denison Community School District located in Denison, IA. It has 773 students in grades 9th through 12th. Denison High School is the 51st largest public high school in Iowa and the 7,499th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 773
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.15

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Denison High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 399
(52%)
423
(52%)
 Female 374
(48%)
392
(48%)

Denison High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 382
(49%)
402
(49%)
 Hispanic 361
(47%)
369
(45%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
17
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
19
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Denison High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 383
(50%)
383
(47%)
 Not Eligible 314
(41%)
356
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(10%)
76
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Denison High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denison High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.4%) is significantly 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.

Denison High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 700
2006 706
2007 664
2008 677
2009 680
2010 691
2011 741
2012 773

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.3
2007 15.5
2008 16.8
2009 15.6
2010 17.5
2011 17.4
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40142857142857
2006 0.44900849858357
2007 0.47590361445783
2008 0.49483013293944
2009 0.52647058823529
2010 0.55571635311143
2011 0.57624831309042
2012 0.59379042690815

Compare Denison High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.4%
 

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