Dickson County High School



Dickson County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dickson County 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
9 428
10 398
11 355
12 363

Dickson County High School is a public high school of the Dickson County School District located in Dickson, TN. It has 1,544 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dickson County High School is the 45th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 3,167th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,544
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.6

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Dickson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 773
(50%)
1,205
(47%)
 Male 771
(50%)
1,371
(53%)

Dickson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,284
(83%)
2,246
(87%)
 Black 131
(8%)
167
(6%)
 Hispanic 90
(6%)
103
(4%)
 Two or More 20
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Dickson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 809
(52%)
1,267
(49%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 735
(48%)
1,309
(51%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dickson County High School is ranked 50th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dickson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Dickson County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1465
2006 1520
2007 1502
2008 1522
2009 1502
2010 1467
2011 1462
2012 1469
2013 1469
2014 1467
2015 1544

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18.2
2007 17.6
2008 17.3
2009 18.1
2010 17.4
2011 17
2012 17.5
2013 18.2
2014 18.4
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35699658703072
2006 0.36644736842105
2007 0.41278295605859
2008 0.39618922470434
2009 0.3814913448735
2010 0.41513292433538
2011 0.4452804377565
2012 0.47311095983662
2013 0.4356705241661
2014 0.46762099522836
2015 0.47603626943005

Compare Dickson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Dickson County High School
Dickson, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,544 18.7:1  
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