Hempstead High School



Hempstead High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hempstead 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
9 412
10 396
11 426
12 412

Hempstead High School is a public high school of the Dubuque Community School District located in Dubuque, IA. It has 1,646 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hempstead High School is the 12th largest public high school in Iowa and the 2,770th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,646
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 110.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,770th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 12th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 260th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 9th out of 366

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Hempstead High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 841
(51%)
1,661
(51%)
 Female 805
(49%)
1,610
(49%)

Hempstead High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,386
(84%)
2,715
(83%)
 Black 99
(6%)
211
(6%)
 Hispanic 54
(3%)
103
(3%)
 Two or More 54
(3%)
130
(4%)
 Asian 31
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 21
(1%)
56
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Hempstead High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,165
(71%)
2,303
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 387
(24%)
790
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(6%)
178
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hempstead High School is ranked 29th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hempstead High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Hempstead High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1714
2006 1790
2007 1824
2008 1814
2009 1722
2010 1761
2011 1681
2012 1616
2013 1645
2014 1657
2015 1646

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.3
2007 13.9
2008 15
2009 14.3
2010 16.3
2011 16.2
2012 15.4
2013 14.2
2014 14.1
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18086347724621
2006 0.19385474860335
2007 0.18475877192982
2008 0.20617420066152
2009 0.23983739837398
2010 0.26575809199319
2011 0.26829268292683
2012 0.27908415841584
2013 0.28753799392097
2014 0.29933614966807
2015 0.29222357229648

Compare Hempstead High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.2%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,646 14.9:1  
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