Melcher-dallas High School

Melcher-dallas High School serves 78 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Melcher-dallas High School operates within the Melcher-dallas Community School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 78 students has declined by 37% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 78 students
Melcher-dallas High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Melcher-dallas High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Melcher-dallas High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Melcher-dallas High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 15:1
Melcher-dallas High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Melcher-dallas High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
99%
79%
Melcher-dallas High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Melcher-dallas High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.02 0.22
Melcher-dallas High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
33%
34%
Melcher-dallas High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Melcher-dallas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,566 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,130 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Melcher-dallas Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 370 670
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 92%
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $7 MM
Melcher-dallas Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $4 MM $7 MM
Melcher-dallas Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,566 $11,259
Melcher-dallas Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,130 $11,298
Melcher-dallas Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Knoxville High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Melcher-dallas Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Melcher-dallas Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Melcher DallasMelcher-dallas Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 63 students214 South Main
    Melcher DallasIA 50163
    (641)947-3731
    06-863
  • Melcher DallasMelcher-dallas Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 233 students1003 East Park St
    Melcher DallasIA 50062
    (641)947-3151
    0.9PK-5233
  • LaconaSoutheast Warren Intermediate
    7.7 miles | Grades: 4-6 | 98 students519 North Washington Ave
    LaconaIA 50139
    (641)534-4701
    7.74-698
  • KnoxvilleKnoxville High School
    9.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 530 students1811 West Madison
    KnoxvilleIA 50138
    (641)842-2173
    9.29-12530
  • Knoxville West Elementary School
    9.3 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 325 students306 South Park Ln Dr
    KnoxvilleIA 50138
    (641)842-2185
    9.3PK-1325

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