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Denton Independent School District
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  • DENTON, TX

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Denton Independent School District is a highly rated, public school district located in DENTON, TX. It has 31,951 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 43% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
43%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1140
1,984 responses
Average ACT
25
446 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
31,951
Free or Reduced Lunch
41.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,877
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$15,705 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    63%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$71,921
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,264
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$296,100
National
$281,900

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