Denison High School



Denison High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denison 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
9 345
10 306
11 290
12 264

Denison High School is a public high school of the Denison Independent School District located in Denison, TX. It has 1,205 students in grades 9th through 12th. Denison High School is the 462nd largest public high school in Texas and the 4,644th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,205
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.56

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Denison High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 636
(53%)
658
(52%)
 Female 569
(47%)
599
(48%)

Denison High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 871
(72%)
908
(72%)
 Black 135
(11%)
146
(12%)
 American Indian 109
(9%)
111
(9%)
 Hispanic 64
(5%)
66
(5%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Denison High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 556
(46%)
577
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 539
(45%)
566
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(9%)
114
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Denison High School is ranked 401st out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denison High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Denison High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1270
2006 1314
2007 1350
2008 1332
2009 1310
2010 1279
2011 1227
2012 1205

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.8
2007 14.1
2008 13.8
2009 13.5
2010 13.6
2011 12.8
2012 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40551181102362
2006 0.4261796042618
2007 0.46
2008 0.503003003003
2009 0.49389312977099
2010 0.48397185301016
2011 0.51752241238794
2012 0.53858921161826

Compare Denison High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 53.9%
 

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