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 74
10 76
11 78
12 75

Dexter High School is a public high school of the Dexter Consolidated School District located in Dexter, NM. It has 303 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dexter High School is the 85th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 14,439th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.5

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Dexter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 166
(55%)
166
(55%)
 Female 137
(45%)
137
(45%)

Dexter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 245
(81%)
245
(81%)
 White 58
(19%)
58
(19%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dexter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 180
(59%)
180
(59%)
 Not Eligible 74
(24%)
74
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(16%)
49
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dexter High School is ranked 76th out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dexter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) is higher than the state average of 60.5%. 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 374
2006 352
2007 345
2008 320
2009 312
2010 326
2011 316
2012 303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 13.2
2007 13.6
2008 13.7
2009 12.7
2010 14.8
2011 16.3
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7192513368984
2006 0.65625
2007 0.69565217391304
2008 0.615625
2009 0.65384615384615
2010 0.71165644171779
2011 0.77215189873418
2012 0.75577557755776

Compare Dexter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 75.6%
 

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