Dexter High School

  • Dexter High School serves 604 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dexter High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dexter High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Dexter High School's student population of 604 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dexter High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dexter High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#295 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
96%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.47
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDexter R-XI School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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