Melcher-dallas High School

Melcher-dallas High School serves 94 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
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 94 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 94 students
Melcher-dallas High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Melcher-dallas High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Melcher-dallas High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
Melcher-dallas High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Melcher-dallas High School Asian (1990-2005)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Melcher-dallas High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Melcher-dallas High School Black (2000-2010)
White
97%
81%
Melcher-dallas High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Melcher-dallas High School Sch Ethnicity Melcher-dallas High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.54
Melcher-dallas High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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%
33%
Melcher-dallas High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
11%
7%
Melcher-dallas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 350 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Melcher-dallas Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 350 666
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 91%
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $7 MM
District Spending $5 MM $7 MM
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,373 $11,087
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,974 $10,614
Melcher-dallas Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Melcher Melcher-dallas Junior High School
    214 South Main
    Melcher , IA , 50163
    (641)947-3731
    0  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Dallas Melcher-dallas Elementary School
    1003 East Park St
    Dallas , IA , 50062
    (641)947-3151
    0.9  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Lacona Southeast Warren Intermediate
    519 North Washington Ave
    Lacona , IA , 50139
    (641)534-4701
    7.7  mi  |  116  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Knoxville Knoxville High School
    1811 West Madison
    Knoxville , IA , 50138
    (641)842-2173
    9.2  mi  |  583  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Knoxville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award West Elementary School
    306 South Park Ln Dr
    Knoxville , IA , 50138
    (641)842-2185
    9.3  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

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