Roosevelt High School



Roosevelt High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Roosevelt 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
9 452
10 504
11 434
12 403

Roosevelt High School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 1,793 students in grades 9th through 12th. Roosevelt High School is the 8th largest public high school in Iowa and the 2,219th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,793
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,219th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 8th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 355th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 19th out of 366

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Roosevelt High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 932
(52%)
4,565
(49%)
 Male 861
(48%)
4,813
(51%)

Roosevelt High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 932
(52%)
4,070
(43%)
 Black 409
(23%)
1,741
(19%)
 Hispanic 218
(12%)
2,128
(23%)
 Two or More 127
(7%)
548
(6%)
 Asian 96
(5%)
831
(9%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
46
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
14
(0%)

Roosevelt High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 849
(47%)
2,694
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 754
(42%)
5,647
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 190
(11%)
1,037
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Roosevelt High School is ranked 6th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Roosevelt High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.6%) is 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.

Roosevelt High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1587
2006 1615
2007 1666
2008 1498
2009 1654
2010 1636
2011 1659
2012 1661
2013 1716
2014 1827
2015 1793

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 21.6
2007 21.6
2008 19.3
2009 22.1
2010 22.4
2011 21.7
2012 21.7
2013 22.2
2014 21.6
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3635790800252
2006 0.30340557275542
2007 0.39075630252101
2008 0.30907877169559
2009 0.41051995163241
2010 0.41564792176039
2011 0.45268233875829
2012 0.46899458157736
2013 0.4469696969697
2014 0.51067323481117
2015 0.52649191299498

Compare Roosevelt High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.6%
 

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