Denton High School



Denton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denton 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
9 546
10 551
11 453
12 444

Denton High School is a public high school of the Denton Independent School District located in Denton, TX. It has 1,994 students in grades 9th through 12th. Denton High School is the 253rd largest public high school in Texas and the 1,479th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,994
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 130.49

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Denton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,014
(51%)
3,276
(49%)
 Male 980
(49%)
3,375
(51%)

Denton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 923
(46%)
3,408
(51%)
 Hispanic 644
(32%)
2,049
(31%)
 Black 309
(15%)
846
(13%)
 Asian 60
(3%)
154
(2%)
 Two or More 36
(2%)
130
(2%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
4
(0%)

Denton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,137
(57%)
4,117
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 738
(37%)
2,170
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 119
(6%)
364
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Denton High School is ranked 302nd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Denton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1551
2006 1528
2007 1473
2008 1414
2009 1587
2010 1725
2011 1830
2012 1994

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 11.8
2007 11.3
2008 10.6
2009 11.4
2010 13
2011 14.4
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35074145712444
2006 0.39725130890052
2007 0.42090970807875
2008 0.41513437057992
2009 0.43856332703214
2010 0.45217391304348
2011 0.43333333333333
2012 0.42978936810431

Compare Denton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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