Dexter High School



Dexter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dexter 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
9 165
10 128
11 155
12 124

Dexter High School is a public high school of the Dexter R-XI School District located in Dexter, MO. It has 572 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dexter High School is the 167th largest public high school in Missouri and the 9,616th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 572
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.61

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Dexter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 293
(51%)
293
(51%)
 Male 279
(49%)
279
(49%)

Dexter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 554
(97%)
554
(97%)
 Black 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dexter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 327
(57%)
327
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(36%)
204
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(7%)
41
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dexter High School is ranked 148th out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dexter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.3%. 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.

Dexter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 590
2006 609
2007 594
2008 595
2009 584
2010 575
2011 568
2012 572

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 17.5
2007 15.9
2008 15.8
2009 15.4
2010 16.2
2011 15.5
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29661016949153
2006 0.33004926108374
2007 0.36026936026936
2008 0.35294117647059
2009 0.40068493150685
2010 0.37565217391304
2011 0.39788732394366
2012 0.42832167832168

Compare Dexter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.3%
 
This School 42.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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