Fort Dodge High School



Fort Dodge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Dodge 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
9 288
10 265
11 280
12 324

Fort Dodge High School is a public high school of the Fort Dodge Community School District located in Fort Dodge, IA. It has 1,157 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fort Dodge High School is the 35th largest public high school in Iowa and the 4,927th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,157
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.93

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Fort Dodge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 579
(50%)
843
(50%)
 Female 578
(50%)
829
(50%)

Fort Dodge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 960
(83%)
1,372
(82%)
 Black 80
(7%)
114
(7%)
 Hispanic 65
(6%)
103
(6%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
62
(4%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Fort Dodge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 543
(47%)
755
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 493
(43%)
737
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(10%)
180
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fort Dodge High School is ranked 17th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Dodge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.1%) 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.

Fort Dodge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1261
2006 1250
2007 1257
2008 1213
2009 1147
2010 1182
2011 1142
2012 1157

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.3
2007 12.7
2008 12.9
2009 12.8
2010 13.9
2011 14
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37272006344171
2006 0.3648
2007 0.39618138424821
2008 0.38911788953009
2009 0.40802092414996
2010 0.45262267343486
2011 0.50350262697023
2012 0.53068280034572

Compare Fort Dodge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 53.1%
 

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