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
772
Classroom Teachers
43

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

4

(10 is best)

Better than 39.4% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 78
Proficiency in Reading 77 77
Proficiency in Math 82 80

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.85
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.48
AVG FOR STATE 14.54
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 206 26.7%
Grade 10 187 24.2%
Grade 11 203 26.3%
Grade 12 176 22.8%
Total 772 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.6% 31.0% 78.3%
Black 4.7% 5.3% 6.7%
Hispanic 56.4% 60.9% 11.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 2.8% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.2% 69.8% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.1% 58.3% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.1% 11.5% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,497 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 63.6 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.3% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.6% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.1% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.2% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,608 1,256,855
Single Parent Households With Children 11.7% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 69.1% 92.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 12.8% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.4% 9.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.1% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.2% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.7% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.4% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 15.0% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,379 $14,308,097 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $336 $753,648 2.9%
Staff $684 $1,534,212 6.0%
General Administration $167 $374,581 1.5%
School Administration $555 $1,244,865 4.9%
Operation $994 $2,229,542 8.7%
Transportation $417 $935,331 3.7%
Other $172 $385,796 1.5%
Total Support $3,325 $7,457,975 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,693 $3,797,399 14.9%
Total Expenditures $11,398 $25,565,714 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,829 $3,516,508,590 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $382 $196,721,892 2.9%
Staff $537 $276,458,426 4.1%
General Administration $259 $133,575,016 2.0%
School Administration $604 $311,029,217 4.6%
Operation $922 $474,766,194 7.1%
Transportation $403 $207,347,501 3.1%
Other $289 $148,602,633 2.2%
Total Support $3,396 $1,748,558,195 26.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,843 $1,463,921,389 21.8%
Total Expenditures $13,068 $6,728,974,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%

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