PROFICIENCY 64% 57% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%Dexter Community School District
66%Dexter
41%Michigan

Dexter High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Dexter Community School District" in Dexter, MI. There are a total of 1,166 students and 59 teachers at Dexter High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 75 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Dexter High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 57% higher than than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1166
Teachers59.07
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch75
Reduced lunch25

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment273
Taking some courses273
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses263
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Dexter High School, there are a total of 273 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 273 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All51%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All76%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Dexter High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 94.2% 94.2% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 0.7% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.3% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 1.9% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.4% 3.0% 3.1%

Dexter demographics profile

StatisticDexterMichiganNational
Population4,4829,889,024314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)2,40117591
Median age33.039.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%56%55%
Speak English93%91%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Dexter

IndexDexterMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school91.9%85.3%82.4%
Completed some college81.2%59.1%58.4%
Completed associate degree65.6%35.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors59.7%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters25.2%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.7%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Dexter High School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.