Dresden High School

Tel: (731)364-2949
Grades: 9-12

352 students

Dresden High School serves 352 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% 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 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 352 students
Dresden High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Dresden High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dresden High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Dresden High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Dresden High School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
1%
24%
Dresden High School Black (1988-2012)
White
98%
66%
Dresden High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dresden High School Sch Ethnicity Dresden 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.
0.04 0.25
Dresden High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
42%
48%
Dresden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Dresden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,793 students has stayed relatively flat 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 4,793 3,353
Weakley County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 80%
Weakley County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $28 MM
Weakley County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $28 MM
Weakley County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,641 $8,477
Weakley County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,622 $8,379
Weakley County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Weakley County Center For Adult Continuing Educati (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
  • Dresden Weakley County Center For Adult Continuing Educati
    8250 Hwy 22
    Dresden , TN , 38225
    (731)364-5481
    1.7  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dresden Dresden Elementary School
    759 Linden
    Dresden , TN , 38225
    (731)364-3401
    2.2  mi  |  483  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Dresden Dresden Middle School
    759 Linden
    Dresden , TN , 38225
    (731)364-2407
    2.2  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Gleason Gleason School
    9299 State Championship
    Gleason , TN , 38229
    (731)648-5351
    5.1  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Sharon Sharon School
    254 North Woodlawn
    Sharon , TN , 38255
    (731)456-2672
    9.1  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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Weakley County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.19, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Weakley County is Weakley County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.