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
9 179
10 177
11 160
12 178

Denison High School is a public high school of the Denison Community School District located in Denison, IA. It has 694 students in grades 9th through 12th. Denison High School is the 54th largest public high school in Iowa and the 8,336th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,336th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 54th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 295th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 63rd out of 366

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Denison High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 363
(52%)
379
(53%)
 Female 331
(48%)
339
(47%)

Denison High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 359
(52%)
359
(50%)
 White 303
(44%)
316
(44%)
 Black 17
(2%)
26
(4%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Denison High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 359
(52%)
359
(50%)
 Not Eligible 245
(35%)
269
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(13%)
90
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Denison High School is ranked 32nd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denison High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 712
2014 712
2015 694

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
2013 15.5
2014 15.6
2015 15.7

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
2013 0.62359550561798
2014 0.60814606741573
2015 0.64697406340058

Compare Denison High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.7%
 

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