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
9 431
10 413
11 417
12 400

Roosevelt High School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 1,661 students in grades 9th through 12th. Roosevelt High School is the 10th largest public high school in Iowa and the 2,605th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,661
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.52

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Roosevelt High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 872
(52%)
4,484
(49%)
 Male 789
(48%)
4,575
(51%)

Roosevelt High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 932
(56%)
4,401
(49%)
 Black 361
(22%)
1,565
(17%)
 Hispanic 175
(11%)
1,797
(20%)
 Two or More 112
(7%)
565
(6%)
 Asian 75
(5%)
663
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
54
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
14
(0%)

Roosevelt High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 882
(53%)
2,940
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 701
(42%)
5,559
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(5%)
560
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Roosevelt High School is ranked 8th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Roosevelt High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) is 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.

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

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

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

Compare Roosevelt High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 46.9%
 

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