Dresden High School

Tel: (731)364-2949
Grades 9-12
381 students
Dresden High School serves 381 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Dresden High School operates within the Weakley County School District.
Weakley County School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 381 students
Dresden High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dresden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Dresden High School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Dresden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Dresden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Dresden High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
97%
65%
Dresden High School White Students (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.26
Dresden High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
51%
Dresden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Dresden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Weakley County School District's student population of 4,536 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,883 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,786 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Weakley County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
8
Number of Students Managed 4,536 3,515
Weakley County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 83%
Weakley County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $30 MM
Weakley County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $38 MM $29 MM
Weakley County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $7,883 $8,707
Weakley County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $7,786 $8,563
Weakley County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Weakley County Center For Adult Continuing Educat (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dresden Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dresden Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • DresdenWeakley County Center For Adult Continuing Educat
    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
    1.7 miles
    8250 Hwy 22
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-5481
    1.79-124
  • DresdenDresden Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 495 students
    2.2 miles
    759 Linden St
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-3401
    2.2PK-4495
  • DresdenDresden Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 363 students
    2.2 miles
    759 Linden St
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-2407
    2.25-8363
  • GleasonGleason School
    Grades: PK-12 | 528 students
    5.1 miles
    9299 State Championship Dr
    GleasonTN 38229
    (731)648-5351
    5.1PK-12528
  • SharonSharon School
    Grades: PK-8 | 220 students
    9.1 miles
    254 North Woodlawn Dr
    SharonTN 38255
    (731)456-2672
    9.1PK-8220

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