Denbigh High School



Denbigh High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denbigh 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
9 356
10 389
11 317
12 323

Denbigh High School is a public high school of the Newport News City Public Schools located in Newport News, VA. It has 1,385 students in grades 9th through 12th. Denbigh High School is the 118th largest public high school in Virginia and the 3,719th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.98

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Denbigh High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 846
(61%)
4,166
(50%)
 Female 539
(39%)
4,114
(50%)

Denbigh High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 731
(53%)
4,760
(57%)
 White 368
(27%)
2,355
(28%)
 Hispanic 181
(13%)
743
(9%)
 Asian 68
(5%)
261
(3%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
103
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
13
(0%)

Denbigh High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 746
(54%)
4,244
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 551
(40%)
3,381
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(6%)
655
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Denbigh High School is ranked 53rd out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denbigh High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.1%) is higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Denbigh High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1822
2006 1765
2007 1740
2008 1633
2009 1552
2010 1495
2011 1420
2012 1385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 18.8
2007 28.3
2008 24.5
2009 22.1
2010 20.6
2011 14.3
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36278814489572
2006 0.38016997167139
2007 0.39137931034483
2008 0.41947336191059
2009 0.45940721649485
2010 0.39130434782609
2011 0.50985915492958
2012 0.46137184115523

Compare Denbigh High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
This School 46.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,385 14.4:1  
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