Dresden High School

Dresden High School serves 352 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Dresden High School operates within the Weakley County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 352 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 352 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 14:1 15:1
Black
3%
23%
White
97%
66%
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.
0.06 0.26
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.
49%
51%
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 4,533 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Weakley County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
8
Number of Students Managed 4,533 3,473
Graduation Rate 74% 80%
District Total Revenue $37 MM $28 MM
District Spending $37 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,641 $8,477
District Spending / Student $7,622 $8,379
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DresdenWeakley County Center For Adult Continuing Educat
    8250 Hwy 22
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-5481
    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DresdenDresden Elementary School
    759 Linden St
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-3401
    2.2 mi | 456 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • DresdenDresden Middle School
    759 Linden St
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-2407
    2.2 mi | 398 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GleasonGleason School
    9299 State Championship Dr
    GleasonTN 38229
    (731)648-5351
    5.1 mi | 521 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • SharonSharon School
    254 North Woodlawn Dr
    SharonTN 38255
    (731)456-2672
    9.1 mi | 224 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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