Dedham High School



Dedham High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dedham 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
9 180
10 172
11 210
12 203

Dedham High School is a public high school of the Dedham School District located in Dedham, MA. It has 765 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dedham High School is the 172nd largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 7,580th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 765
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.7

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Dedham High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 405
(53%)
405
(53%)
 Female 360
(47%)
360
(47%)

Dedham High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 568
(74%)
568
(74%)
 Hispanic 76
(10%)
76
(10%)
 Black 75
(10%)
75
(10%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
28
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dedham High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 512
(67%)
512
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(27%)
208
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(6%)
45
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dedham High School is ranked 129th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dedham High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

Dedham High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 766
2006 770
2007 761
2008 773
2009 786
2010 803
2011 784
2012 765

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.1
2006 11.7
2007 12.5
2008 12.1
2009 12.3
2010 12.3
2011 11.7
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17362924281984
2006 0.18961038961039
2007 0.20499342969777
2008 0.25614489003881
2009 0.28117048346056
2010 0.28518057285181
2011 0.3125
2012 0.33071895424837

Compare Dedham High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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