Melcher-Dallas High School



Melcher-Dallas High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melcher-Dallas 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 15
10 20
11 14
12 36

Melcher-Dallas High School is a public high school of the Melcher-Dallas Community School District located in Melcher, IA. It has 85 students in grades 9th through 12th. Melcher-Dallas High School is the 346th largest public high school in Iowa and the 20,997th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.1 to 1.

Total Students: 85
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.44

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Melcher-Dallas High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 45
(53%)
64
(51%)
 Female 40
(47%)
61
(49%)

Melcher-Dallas High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 83
(98%)
120
(96%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Melcher-Dallas High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 53
(62%)
73
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(29%)
40
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(8%)
12
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Melcher-Dallas High School is ranked 334th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melcher-Dallas High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is slightly 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.

Melcher-Dallas High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 142
2006 142
2007 143
2008 124
2009 125
2010 105
2011 94
2012 85

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 13.9
2007 13.1
2008 11.5
2009 11.6
2010 8.6
2011 8
2012 8.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23943661971831
2006 0.19014084507042
2007 0.23776223776224
2008 0.2741935483871
2009 0.384
2010 0.41904761904762
2011 0.41489361702128
2012 0.37647058823529

Compare Melcher-Dallas High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
810.0% 8.1:1
 
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 37.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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