Dresden High School

  • Dresden High School serves 367 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Dresden High School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dresden High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dresden High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#384 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
94%
63%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dresden High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.120.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dresden High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeakley County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dresden Dresden Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 487 students
    2.2 miles
    759 Linden St, Suite B
    Dresden, TN 38225
    (731)364-3401
    2.2 PK-4 487
  • Dresden Dresden Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 335 students
    2.2 miles
    759 Linden St, Suite A
    Dresden, TN 38225
    (731)364-2407
    2.2 5-8 335
  • Gleason Gleason School
    Grades: PK-12 | 501 students
    5.1 miles
    92-99 State Championship Dr
    Gleason, TN 38229
    (731)648-5351
    5.1 PK-12 501
  • Sharon Sharon School
    Grades: PK-8 | 217 students
    9.1 miles
    254 North Woodlawn Dr
    Sharon, TN 38255
    (731)456-2672
    9.1 PK-8 217
  • Martin Westview High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 626 students
    10.1 miles
    8161 Highway 45
    Martin, TN 38237
    (731)587-4202
    10.1 9-12 626

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