Dyer County High School



Dyer County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dyer 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
9 307
10 286
11 266
12 265

Dyer County High School is a public high school of the Dyer County School District located in Newbern, TN. It has 1,124 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dyer County High School is the 98th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 5,110th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.5

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Dyer County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 599
(53%)
599
(53%)
 Female 525
(47%)
525
(47%)

Dyer County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 968
(86%)
968
(86%)
 Black 113
(10%)
113
(10%)
 Hispanic 30
(3%)
30
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dyer County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 555
(49%)
555
(49%)
 Not Eligible 458
(41%)
458
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 111
(10%)
111
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dyer County High School is ranked 61st out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dyer County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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.

Dyer County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1081
2006 1085
2007 1104
2008 1063
2009 1087
2010 1134
2011 1113
2012 1124

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 18
2007 18.6
2008 17.1
2009 17
2010 18.9
2011 17.9
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45235892691952
2006 0.44516129032258
2007 0.4338768115942
2008 0.50423330197554
2009 0.53265869365225
2010 0.5379188712522
2011 0.60377358490566
2012 0.59252669039146

Compare Dyer County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 59.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dyer County High School
Newbern, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,124 17.7:1  
Dyersburg High School
Dyersburg, TN
Public 09 - 12 849 17.5:1 9 miles
Halls Junior High School
Halls, TN
Public 07 - 08 229 20.8:1 17 miles
Halls High School
Halls, TN
Public 09 - 12 399 13.8:1 17 miles
Gibson County High School
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Public 09 - 12 491 13.5:1 19 miles
Obion County Central High School
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Public 09 - 12 934 18.3:1 19 miles
Lake County High School
Tiptonville, TN
Public 09 - 12 251 12.1:1 22 miles
Crockett County High School
Alamo, TN
Public 09 - 12 782 15:1 23 miles
Union City High School
Union City, TN
Public 09 - 12 358 11.9:1 27 miles
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