Melcher-dallas High School

Melcher-dallas High School serves 85 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Melcher-dallas High School operates within the Melcher-dallas Community School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 85 students has declined by 40% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 85 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
Hispanic
2%
9%
White
98%
80%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.21
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.
29%
34%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 356 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,373 is higher than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,974 is higher than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has grown by 47% over four years.
School District Name Melcher-dallas Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 356 678
Graduation Rate 89% 91%
District Total Revenue $5 MM $7 MM
District Spending $5 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,373 $11,087
District Spending / Student $11,974 $10,614
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    214 South Main
    Melcher DallasIA 50163
    (641)947-3731
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 40 students                      
  • Melcher DallasMelcher-dallas Elementary School
    1003 East Park St
    Melcher DallasIA 50062
    (641)947-3151
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 231 students                      
  • LaconaSoutheast Warren Intermediate
    519 North Washington Ave
    LaconaIA 50139
    (641)534-4701
    7.7 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 108 students                      
  • KnoxvilleKnoxville High School
    1811 West Madison
    KnoxvilleIA 50138
    (641)842-2173
    9.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 538 students                      
  • Knoxville West Elementary School
    306 South Park Ln Dr
    KnoxvilleIA 50138
    (641)842-2185
    9.3 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 337 students                      

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