Denison High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
819 N 16th St
Denison, IA 51442
Phone
(712) 263-3101
District
DENISON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
CRAWFORD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
706
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

6

(10 is best)

Better than 51.1% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Denison High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 79
Proficiency in Reading 77 77
Proficiency in Math 87 81

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.74
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.66
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 194 27.5%
Grade 10 180 25.5%
Grade 11 171 24.2%
Grade 12 161 22.8%
Total 706 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 41.1% 30.3% 79.4%
Black 3.0% 3.8% 6.3%
Hispanic 54.4% 63.6% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 2.2% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.7% 73.9% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.0% 60.8% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 13.1% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,513 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 63.7 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.7% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.3% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.1% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.7% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.2% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,590 1,256,855
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 70.3% 92.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 12.7% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.6% 9.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.5% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.7% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.1% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.5% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 13.5% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,623 $14,742,798 56.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $326 $725,676 2.8%
Staff $561 $1,248,786 4.8%
General Administration $153 $340,578 1.3%
School Administration $525 $1,168,650 4.5%
Operation $898 $1,998,948 7.7%
Transportation $401 $892,626 3.4%
Other $169 $376,194 1.4%
Total Support $3,033 $6,751,458 25.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,034 $4,527,684 17.4%
Total Expenditures $11,690 $26,021,940 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%

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