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 13% 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
Dresden High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Dresden High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dresden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same 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
Dresden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
3%
23%
Dresden High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
97%
66%
Dresden High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dresden High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN 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.
0.06 0.26
Dresden High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
Dresden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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%
Dresden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,533 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,641 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,622 is less than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Weakley County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
8
Number of Students Managed 4,533 3,473
Weakley County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 74% 80%
Weakley County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $28 MM
Weakley County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $28 MM
Weakley County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,641 $8,477
Weakley County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,622 $8,379
Weakley County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Grades Students
  • DresdenWeakley County Center For Adult Continuing Educat
    8250 Hwy 22
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-5481
    1.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • DresdenDresden Elementary School
    759 Linden St
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-3401
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 456 students                      
  • DresdenDresden Middle School
    759 Linden St
    DresdenTN 38225
    (731)364-2407
    2.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 398 students                      
  • GleasonGleason School
    9299 State Championship Dr
    GleasonTN 38229
    (731)648-5351
    5.1 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 521 students                      
  • SharonSharon School
    254 North Woodlawn Dr
    SharonTN 38255
    (731)456-2672
    9.1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 224 students                      

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