Western Dubuque High School



Western Dubuque High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Dubuque 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
9 239
10 253
11 232
12 174

Western Dubuque High School is a public high school of the Western Dubuque Community School District located in Epworth, IA. It has 898 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western Dubuque High School is the 48th largest public high school in Iowa and the 6,637th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 898
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,637th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 48th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 320th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 50th out of 366

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Western Dubuque High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 451
(50%)
605
(49%)
 Male 447
(50%)
637
(51%)

Western Dubuque High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 842
(94%)
1,158
(93%)
 Hispanic 22
(2%)
41
(3%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Black 12
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Western Dubuque High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 679
(76%)
920
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(16%)
214
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(8%)
108
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western Dubuque High School is ranked 60th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Dubuque High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.4%) is 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.

Western Dubuque High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 746
2007 770
2008 726
2009 747
2010 761
2011 796
2012 788
2013 807
2014 865
2015 898

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.4
2007 14.8
2008 14.2
2009 14.8
2010 15.5
2011 15.4
2012 15.1
2013 16.7
2014 16.7
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20268456375839
2006 0.19302949061662
2007 0.21428571428571
2008 0.1969696969697
2009 0.23694779116466
2010 0.2431011826544
2011 0.24497487437186
2012 0.28934010152284
2013 0.21313506815366
2014 0.20809248554913
2015 0.24387527839644

Compare Western Dubuque High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.4%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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