Denver City High School

601 Mustang Ave, Denver City, TX 79323 | (806) 592-5950
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 385
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 385 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 608th out of 1,325 high schools in TX.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2007

Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Gary Davis
  • Fax: (806) 592-5959
  • Website: www.dcisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 385
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 191 (49.6%)
  • Females: 194 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 42 (10.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 165 (42.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 207 (53.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Denver City High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black41.0%
Asian20.5%
Hispanic25666.5%
White12131.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Denver City High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade10326.8%
10th Grade10126.2%
11th Grade8923.1%
12th Grade9223.9%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
59.0%
District:
59.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
61.0%
District:
44.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
94.2%
District:
94.2%
State:
80.6%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
14.1
District:
12.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
13.3%
District:
25.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
26.5%
District:
18.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
34.6%
District:
27.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
24.4%
District:
24.8%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$70,281
District:
$67,535
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$50,835
District:
$48,874
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$37,794
District:
$37,635
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,086
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,316
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,105
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$59,089
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Denver City High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
60.8%
District:
60.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
13.3%
District:
13.3%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
936.0
District:
936.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
19.5
District:
19.5
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.0%74.0%70.0%
200981.0%81.0%67.0%
200871.0%71.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.0%98.0%92.0%
200993.0%93.0%87.0%
200889.0%89.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200839.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200812.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201091.0%91.0%90.0%
200984.0%84.0%88.0%
200892.0%92.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201078.0%78.0%74.0%
200962.0%62.0%65.0%
200864.0%64.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201075.0%75.0%74.0%
200961.0%61.0%66.0%
200875.0%75.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201090.0%90.0%93.0%
200984.0%84.0%90.0%
200892.0%92.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.0%97.0%93.0%
200998.0%98.0%92.0%
200892.0%92.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201092.0%92.0%89.0%
200990.0%90.0%81.0%
200884.0%84.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201091.0%91.0%91.0%
200989.0%89.0%85.0%
200877.0%77.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200996.0%96.0%97.0%
200895.0%95.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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