Hempstead High School



Hempstead High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hempstead 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
9 387
10 409
11 400
12 420

Hempstead High School is a public high school of the Dubuque Community School District located in Dubuque, IA. It has 1,616 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hempstead High School is the 12th largest public high school in Iowa and the 2,779th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,616
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.1

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Hempstead High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 826
(51%)
1,625
(50%)
 Female 790
(49%)
1,608
(50%)

Hempstead High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,430
(88%)
2,800
(87%)
 Black 66
(4%)
173
(5%)
 Asian 39
(2%)
58
(2%)
 Hispanic 39
(2%)
89
(3%)
 Two or More 37
(2%)
83
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Hempstead High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,165
(72%)
2,291
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 342
(21%)
746
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 109
(7%)
196
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hempstead High School is ranked 26th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hempstead High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Hempstead High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1714
2006 1790
2007 1824
2008 1814
2009 1722
2010 1761
2011 1681
2012 1616

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.3
2007 13.9
2008 15
2009 14.3
2010 16.3
2011 16.2
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18086347724621
2006 0.19385474860335
2007 0.18475877192982
2008 0.20617420066152
2009 0.23983739837398
2010 0.26575809199319
2011 0.26829268292683
2012 0.27908415841584

Compare Hempstead High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.9%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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