Melcher-dallas High School

  • Melcher-dallas High School serves 89 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Melcher-dallas High School operates within the Melcher-dallas Community School District.
  • Melcher-dallas Community School District's 90% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 89 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 89 students
Melcher-dallas High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Melcher-dallas High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Melcher-dallas High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Melcher-dallas High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 15:1
Melcher-dallas High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Melcher-dallas High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Melcher-dallas High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Melcher-dallas High School Black Students (2000-2015)
White
97%
78%
Melcher-dallas High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Melcher-dallas High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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 0.22
Melcher-dallas High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Melcher-dallas High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Melcher-dallas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Melcher-dallas Community School District's student population of 387 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,727 in this district is less than the state average of $12,789. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,284 is less than the state average of $12,315. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Melcher-dallas Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 387 673
Melcher-dallas Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 90% 92%
Melcher-dallas Community School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $9 MM
Melcher-dallas Community School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $4 MM $8 MM
Melcher-dallas Community School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,727 $12,789
Melcher-dallas Community School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,284 $12,315
Melcher-dallas Community School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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